National Historic Sites

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Notable Historic SiteStateSignificance
Tuskegee AirmenCelebrates contributions of WWII African-American airmen
Brown v. Board of EducationCommemerates supreme court decision to end school segregation
Saugus Iron WorksSite of first integrated ironworks in North America
SteamtownRailroad museum featuring region's rich industrial history
Minuteman MissileIllustrates history of Cold War and arms race
AndersonvilleConfederate prisoner-of-war camp
Manzanar1 of 10 WWII Japanese internment camps
Washita BattlefieldSite of American attack on Cheyenne village; forced Cheyenne back to reservation
Whitman MissionSite of massacre of Oregon Trail pioneers Marcus and Narcissa Whitman
Harry S. TrumanIncludes the family farm and longtime home of President Truman
Fort DavisFort preserves 19th century military heritage of the Southwest
Kate Mullany HouseHome of early female labor leader, founder of the Collar Laundry Union
Carl Sandburg HomeHome and farm of Pulitzer-prize winning poet Carl Sandburg
First LadiesHonors all First Ladies; anchored by home of Ida Saxton McKinley
Puʻukoholā Heiau Preserves the ruins of the last remaining temple of this culture
Notable Historic SiteStateSignificance
Golden SpikeCommerates completion of Transcontinental Railroad
Andrew JohnsonIncludes two of Johnson's home, his tailor shop, and gravesite
Touro SynagogueOnly surviving synagogue building in U.S. from colonial era
Knife River Indian VillagesPreserves archaeological remnants and history of Northern Plains Indians
Bent's Old FortCenter of Ceran St. Vrain's western fur trading empire
Clara BartonInterprets life and work of founder of Red Cross
Camden Revolutionary War SitePreserves structures and grounds that represent Southern theatre of Revolution
Fort BowieCommemerates conflict between Apaches and U.S. Military
Little Rock Central High SchoolSite of forced desegregation during Civil Rights Movement
Lincoln HomePreserves the only home that Lincoln ever owned
Grant-Kohrs RanchCommemerates Western cattle industry from 1850's
Saint-GaudensThe center of the Cornish Art Colony
Fort LaramiePrimary stopping point on Oregon and Mormon Trails; regional economic hub
Herbert HooverFocuses on the life of President Herbert Hoover; includes 81 acre tallgrass prairie
JamestowneSite of the first permanent English settlement in North America

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