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View Resource Smithsonian National Museum of American History: Behring Center

The Smithsonian Institution in 1997 created a homepage for the National Museum of American History. The site's five main sections include: Virtual Exhibitions, currently hosting exhibits on American Wine; the history of Tool Chests; World War II Home Front Posters; and a Centennial Salute to Cinema. Not Just for Kids features web versions of hands-on activities from the museum. Visitors can go to...

http://americanhistory.si.edu/
View Resource Wisconsin State Historical Society

Founded in 1846 and chartered in 1853, the Wisconsin State Historical Society is the oldest American historical society to receive continuous public funding. Their well-designed Web site also provides a host of searchable archives that will help users find a vast array of materials contained with their collections. The first place that visitors may want to look at is the Archives Online Catalog...

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/
View Resource Colonial Williamsburg

In 1926, at the urging of the Revered Dr. D.A.R. Goodwin, John D. Rockefeller Jr. began a complex and elaborate restoration project in the quiet town of Williamsburg that sought to preserve a few of the more important Revolutionary War-era buildings around the town. The project became increasingly ambitious, and eventually grew to encompass around 85 percent of the town's area from the 18th...

http://www.history.org/
View Resource Drayton Hall

Built as a home for John Drayton in the late 1730s, Drayton Hall is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that tells the story of life in the American South for a host of different perspectives. Much of the place's history is interpreted through its architecture, oral history, archaeology, and historical records. For those persons who cannot make it to Charleston to see...

http://www.draytonhall.org/
View Resource The State Historical Society of Missouri

The State Historical Society of Missouri was founded in 1898 by the Missouri Press Association. Their mission today is "to collect, preserve, make available, and publish materials that enhance research and support learning opportunities in Missouri studies and the history of the Midwest." On their website, visitors can learn about their collections and research, check out membership information,...

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