Historic house museums

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Historic house museums

Museums that depict tangible evidence of the original events which are identified with a particular house.
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In addition, she has raised funds to purchase and organized an historic house museum, founded a branch of the Victorian Society, served on national boards and consulted on restoration projects nationwide.
Its neighbor, Salisbury Mansion, is a historic house museum run by the Worcester Historical Museum.
NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Historic House Trust of New York City (HHT) has been awarded an "INNOVATION GRANT" from the 1772 Foundation, in partnership with The Chipstone Foundation, to aggressively study and implement new methods of historic house museum stewardship in pilot projects.
Other history museums and attractions include the Atlanta History Center, the Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum (a huge painting and diorama in-the-round, with a rotating central audience platform, that depicts the Battle of Atlanta in the Civil War), the Carter Center and Presidential Library, historic house museum Rhodes Hall, and the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum.
Located on California's Central Coast, the property is now administered by the California State Parks as a historic house museum, and is open daily to the public.
SINCE THE FIRST historic house museum in the United States opened to the public in 1850,(2) Americans have used historic buildings as tools for teaching and learning about the past.
The mission of the Salisbury House Foundation is to preserve, interpret, and share the international significance of Salisbury House and its collections as a historic house museum for the educational and cultural benefit and enjoyment of the public.
The historic house museum, built in 1772 and restored to reflect 1830s style, has been decorated with a Victorian theme and lit with candles for the holiday season.
With 650,000 visitors per year, Arlington House is the most visited historic house museum in the National Park System.
They cover the following topics: the historic house museum in Georgia, Woodrow Wilson's childhood home, the Governor's mansion in Atlanta, the role of silk in the state's history, folk pottery, plain-style Georgia furniture, and the arts and crafts collection at Tallulah Falls School.
The funded organizations represent a cross-section of New Orleans, from the city's landmark museums in the French Quarter to a small African-American arts organization and a historic house museum.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A stately Virginia historic house museum located on property originally surveyed by a young George Washington has found a creative solution to the nationwide trend of decreasing house museum attendance by auctioning a large portion of its collection to raise funds and "breathe new life" into the property.

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