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Historical Sites One Should Visit in Each State

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This is a list of historical sites I would think everyone should visit if they only had one day in each of the 50 states.

Rated 1 point - posted 10 years ago by TracyMcClellan in category Travel.
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Yellowstone National Park Lodges Report Abuse
You will need a place to stay when you visit Yellowstone National Park.
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Would be nice if we knew what state each of these is in???
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Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Report Abuse
Monument presented to the United States by the people of France in the 1800s.
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The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island represent America. This is something I'd like to visit.
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Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza Report Abuse
Site of Kennedy assassination and surrounding buildings that are rumored to have held additional assassins.
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President is an important part of history and he helped to start a lot of change in the area of civil rights.
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B.B. King's Blues Club Memphis Report Abuse
When you viist Beale Street, drop by this club. BB King is one of the most influential blues guitarits of all time. Maybe you will get lucky and hear him play. If not, immerse yourself in the atmosphere and enjoy the history of Beale Street.
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Rock comes from the blues and B.B. King is the king of the blues. I'd visit just for a chance to meet him. Also, this club is on Beale Street, a really important street in the history of the blues.
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial Report Abuse
A sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota.
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I've always thought Mount Rushmore was awesome. I'd just would like to see it one day.
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Glacier National Park Fund Report Abuse
Stop by here to make a donation before you vist the Glacier National Park.
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Mary McLeod Bethune Center Report Abuse
Home of Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader.
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Wells Ida B Memorial Foundation Report Abuse
Former home of civil rights advocate Ida B. Wells.
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Brown Chapel Ame Church Report Abuse
Starting point for the Selma to Montgomery marches.
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An important element of the civil rights movement and African American history.
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Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village Report Abuse
The museum houses a vast array of famous homes, machinery, exhibits, and Americana. The collection contains many rare exhibits including John F. Kennedy's presidential limousine, Abraham Lincoln's chair from Ford's Theatre, Thomas Edison's laboratory, the Wright Brothers' bicycle shop, and the Rosa Parks bus.
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Knife River Indian Villages Report Abuse
An archaeological site of the Northern Plains Indians.
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Churchill Downs Report Abuse
Home of the Kentucky Derby.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Report Abuse
An American abolitionist and author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
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Little White School House Report Abuse
Birthplace of the Republican Party.
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Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve Report Abuse
The only National Historic Reserve, this park consists of a mixture of public and private lands, including the Central Whidbey Island Historic District.
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National First Ladies Library Report Abuse
A building whose function is to commemorate all the United States First Ladies.
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Robert Frost Farm Report Abuse
Home of the American poet Robert Frost.
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Boulder City-Hoover Dam Museum Report Abuse
Man made dam, power plant and water-storage facility.
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Report Abuse
Boyhood home of the author Mark Twain.
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First Baptist Church of Columbia Report Abuse
Known as the location of the start of the Civil War. A convention met here and voted unanimously for South Carolina to secede from the United States which lead to the American Civil War.
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The Breakers Mansion Report Abuse
The former home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, a wealthy American.
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Arrowhead Museum Report Abuse
Herman Melville was the author of Moby Dick.
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Fort Bowie National Historic Site Report Abuse
This site commemorates the conflict between the Chiricahua Apaches and the United States military; preserves the ruins of Fort Bowie.
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Old State House Museum Report Abuse
Oldest surviving state capitol building west of the Mississippi River.
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Golden Gate National Recreation Area Report Abuse
Alcatraz Island. World famous former maximum security Federal prison. Once you went, you didn’t get out.
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Lakemont Park Report Abuse
Site of Leap-The-Dips, the world's oldest operating wooden roller coaster and North America's last surviving side friction roller coaster. Collapse
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Cape Henry Lighthouse Old Report Abuse
First lighthouse to be erected by the Federal Government.
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Rokeby Museum Report Abuse
The Rokeby Museum was a station on the Underground railway before the American Civil War. The house was the home of the Robinson family who were Quaker abolitionists.
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Bryce Canyon National Park Lodge Report Abuse
This lodge is where you will stay when you visit the Bryce Canyon, a natural amphitheater created by erosion.
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Chateu At the Oregon Caves Report Abuse
You will stay at this chateau when you visit the caves which are just really cool to look at. Also has a lot of insect specimans, one of the largest in the country.
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Sequoyah Cabin Report Abuse
Seqouyah created a written language for the Cherokee Nation.
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Biltmore Estate Report Abuse
A mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II. Land contains a farm and winery.
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Star Spangled Banner House Report Abuse
This is where the Star-Spangled Banner flag of the United States was sewn.
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Iolani Palace Report Abuse
Only royal palace used as an official residence by a reigning monarch in the United States. Home of King Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani.
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NEZ Perce National Historical Park Report Abuse
This park houses the traditional aboriginal lands of the Nez Perce. The site commemorate the history, culture and stories of the people.
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Charles A Lindbergh House State Historic Site Report Abuse
Home of the famous aviator.
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Craftsman Farms Foundation Report Abuse
A farm and school for the Arts and Crafts movement.
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Haskell Indian Nations University Report Abuse
A baccalaureate granting university in Lawrence, Kansas, for members of federally recognized Native American tribes in the United States.
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Rocky Mountain National Park Report Abuse
You will stop by the Rocky Mountain National Park Administration Building before you take a tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park, a national historic landmark.
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Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation Report Abuse
A gunpowder mill site used for the manufacture of explosives by the Du Pont family business.
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Fort Atkinson State Historical Park Report Abuse
The first United States Army post to be established west of the Missouri River in the United States.
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Melrose Natchez National Historical Park Report Abuse
Home within Natchez National Historical Park that achieves "perfection" in Greek Revival design.
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Friends of the Cabildo Report Abuse
The Cabildo is the seat of colonial government in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is now a museum. You will drop by the Friends of the Cabildo, a private non-profit volunteer before visiting the Cabildo.
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Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Report Abuse
Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. This site includes the small cottage where Herbert Hoover was born and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.
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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Report Abuse
A museum located in Auburn, Indiana that is dedicated to preserving cars built by Auburn Automobile, Cord Automobile, and Duesenberg. What makes this unique is that this was a facility that assembled cars by hand versus by machine.
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Springer Opera House Report Abuse
A historic live performance theater.
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Friends of Fort Knox Visitors Ctr Report Abuse
You will visit this place before you go to Fort Knox, the first fort in Maine built of granite (instead of wood).
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Kit Carson Historic Museums Archives Report Abuse
Home of frontiersman Kit Carson. He gained renown for his role as John C. Fremont's guide in the American West.
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Greenbrier Report Abuse
Hotel and emergency relocation center for U.S. presidents. Twenty-six presidents have been hosted at The Greenbrier. The Presidents' Cottage Museum is a two-story building with exhibits about these visits and the history of The Greenbrier. The building is open seasonally.
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St Michaels Cathedral Report Abuse
A cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church. This church is as an example of the of Russian influence in North America.
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