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State Historic Sites

Landmarks considered important to the history of a state or to the country as a whole and are preserved and protected by the state in which they are located.

Abraham-Lincoln-Tomb

Abraham Lincoln Tomb

Springfield, Illinois
This Illinois State Historic Site is the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and three of their four sons. The exterior includes a terrace and an obelisk, while the interior contains a rotunda and the burial room.

Belle-Isle-Park

Belle Isle Park

Michigan
Belle Isle, officially Belle Isle Park, is a 982-acre (1.534 sq mi; 397 ha) island park in the Detroit River, between the United States mainland and Canada.

Bushy-Run-Battlefield-State-Park

Bushy Run Battlefield State Park

Penn Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
The Battle of Bushy Run was a major victory for the British during Pontiac's Rebellion and enabled them to secure their control of the Ohio River Valley and what was to become the Northwest Territory.

Coolidge-Homestead

Coolidge Homestead

Plymouth Notch, Windsor County, Vermont, 05056
The Coolidge Homestead was the childhood home of the thirtieth President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. He lived there from 1876 to 1887. The homestead is part of the Calvin Coolidge State Historical Site.

Droop-Mountain-Battlefield-State-Park

Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

Droop, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, 24946
Droop Mountain was the site of the last major conflict of the American Civil War in West Virginia. The battlefield was transformed into a historical, outdoor recreation area by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.

Fox-Theatre

Fox Theatre

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 48201
The Fox Theatre is a performing arts center located at 2211 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit. Opened in 1928 as a flagship movie palace in the Fox Theatres chain, the Fox has 5,048 seats. It is the largest surviving movie palace of the 1920s.

Great-Lakes-Shipwreck-Museum

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Paradise, Chippewa County, Michigan, 49768
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located at the Whitefish Point Light Station. The museum exhibits artifacts from shipwrecks from the Whitefish Point Underwater Preserve and the bell from the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.

Honolulu-Museum-of-Art

Honolulu Museum of Art

Honolulu, Hawaii, 96814
The Honolulu Museum of Art (formerly the Honolulu Academy of Arts) is the largest of its kind in the state, and was founded in 1922 by Anna Rice Cooke.

John-Dickinson-House

John Dickinson House

Dover, Delaware, 19901
The John Dickinson House, generally known as Poplar Hall, is located on the John Dickinson Plantation in Dover, a property owned by the State of Delaware and open to the public as a museum by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.

New-Hampshire-State-House

New Hampshire State House

Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 03301
Completed in 1819, the New Hampshire State House is the oldest state capitol in which the legislature meets in its original chambers.

Old-Idaho-State-Penitentiary

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83712
The Old Idaho State Penitentiary was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973. The first building, also known as the Territorial Prison, was constructed in the Territory of Idaho in 1870.

Top 10 Most Popular State Historic Sites Landmarks

  1. Abraham Lincoln Tomb
  2. New Hampshire State House
  3. Coolidge Homestead
  4. Bushy Run Battlefield State Park
  5. Old Idaho State Penitentiary
  6. Fox Theatre
  7. Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
  8. Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
  9. John Dickinson House
  10. Belle Isle Park

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