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  Presidential Pages:  AR-DC, FL-IL, IL-MA, MD-NH, NJ-NY, OH-OR, PA-TX, VA, VT-ZZ  
  Florida
Key West
Harry S Truman Little White House Museum
111 Front Street
Key West FL 33041
Phone
305 294-9911
Web Site http://www.trumanlittlewhitehouse.com/
Alt Web http://www.allsands.com/History/People/harrystruman_rdy_gn.htm
Description Truman's summer home, collection of presidential Christmas cards
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics

 
Georgia
Andersonville
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
Route 1 Box 800
Andersonville GA 31711
Phone
912 924-0343
Web Site www.nps.gov/jica/
Description most of the sites significant in Carter's life, including boyhood home, Carter family home, school (now visitor center), and railroad depot
Type of Resource Historic District
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics

 

  Georgia
Atlanta
Carter Center
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta GA  30307
Phone
404 331-3900
Web Site  http://www.cartercenter.org/
E-mail  carterweb@emory.edu
Description on the campus of Emory U, the Center aims to advance peace worldwide, while the library and museum are next door, with 35 acres in gardens
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Research or Reading  Library
 

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Museum of the Jimmy Carter Library
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta GA 30307
Phone
404 331-3942
Fax 404 730-2215
Web Site http://www/jimmycarterlibrary.org/
Alt Web www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
E-mail carter.library@nara.gov
Description presidential library and museum
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Research or Reading Library
 
  Georgia
Augusta
Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson
419 Seventh Street
Augusta GA 30901
Phone
Web Site
http://downtownaugusta.com/historicaugusta/site19a.htm
Description  Wilson lived in this parsonage for ten years of his childhood
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
  Georgia
Warm Springs
Little White House State Historic Site
401 Little White House Road
Warm Springs GA 31830
Phone
706 665-5870
Web Site  http://www.gastateparks.org/dnr/parks/fdr/fdrattractions.htm
Alt Web www.georgianet.org/dnr/parts
Description Franklin Roosevelt's house at Warm Springs, where he died
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus:  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study Science Facility  Politics
 
 

  IA

  Boone

  Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

  709 Carroll Street

  PO Box 55

  Boone  IA  50036    

  Phone  515 432-1896

  Web Site http://www.shopcpn.com/webpage/display.cfm?ID=35884

  Alt Web http://www.pionet.net/~macinc/mac1.htm

  Description birthplace of President Eisenhower's wife

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus President

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:   9/10/2006


Iowa
West Branch
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Downey Street
West Branch IA 52358
Phone
319 643-5327
Web Site www.nps.gov/heho.htm
Description Hoover's neighborhood, including birthplace and Friends Meetinghouse
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Owner/Operator: National Park Service
 
  Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
210 Parkside Drive
PO Box 488
West Branch IA  52358
Phone 319 643-5301
Fax 319 643-5825
Web Site http://hoover.nara.gov/
Alt Web http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
E-mail hoover.library@nara.gov
Description holds seven galleries and auditorium
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Research or Reading Library
Owner/Operator: National Archives and Records Administration
 
 

  IL

  Bement

  Bryant Cottage State Historic Site

  146 East Wilson Street

  Bement  IL   61813    

  Phone   217 678-8184

  Web Site www.bement.com/bryant.htm

  Alt Web http://www.nps.gov/archive/liho/link3.htm

  Description  where Lincoln and Stephen Douglas met to plan their debates

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  1856

  New or Updated:  12/17/2006

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  Illinois
Dixon
Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home
810 South Hennepin Ave
Dixon IL 61021
Phone 815 288-5176
Alt Phone 815 288-3404
Web Site
Alt Web http://www.dixonil.com/attractions.htm
Description Reagan lived here from 1920-23 as a child
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry  Politics
Era 1920
New or Updated: 05/24/2003
  Illinois
Eureka
Ronald Reagan Exhibit Eureka College
300 East College Avenue
Cerf College Center
Eureka IL 61530
Phone 309 467-6407
Web Site http://reagan.eureka.edu/Legacy/exhibit.html
Description Reagan memorabilia from college through the presidency
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
New or Updated: 06/05/2003
    IL
 
Galena
 
US Grant Home State Historic Site
 
500 Bouthililer Street
 
PO Box 333
 
Galena   IL  61036    
 
Phone   815 777-3310
 
Web Site  http://www.granthome.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:granthome@granthome.com
 
Alt Web  http://state.il.us/hpa/hs/Galena.htm
 
Description  Grant retired here after his presidency
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Era  1865
 
Owner/Operator:  Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
 
New or Updated:  2/8/2004
 
  Illinois
Lerna
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
RR 1, Box 172A
Lerna IL 62440
Phone 217 345-6489
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/hs/Log.htm
Alt Web http://www.lincolnlogcabin.org/
Description last home of Abraham Lincoln's father and stepmother on 86 acre living history farm
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus President
Kind of Activity Living History
Industry /Profession Farming
New or Updated: 06/27/2003
 
  Illinois
Lincoln
Mount Pulaski Courthouse State Historic Site
Town Square
PO Box 355
Lincoln IL 62666
Phone 217 792-3919
Web Site www.state.il.us/HPA/MPULASKI.HTM
Description Lincoln argued cases in this courthouse in the 1840s and 50s
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1850
 
  Illinois
Lincoln
Postville Court House State
914 5th Street
PO Box 355
Lincoln IL 62656
Phone 217 732-8930
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/hs/Postville.htm
Alt Web http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/postvill.htm
Description reproduction of courthouse where Abraham Lincoln traveled as a circuit lawyer
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Building Type Courthouse
Owner/Operator: IHPA
New or Updated: 06/28/2003
 
  Illinois
Metamora
Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site
113 East Partridge Street
Metamora IL 61548
Phone 309 367-4470
Web Site www.state.il.us/HPA/METAMORA.HTM
Description Lincoln argued cases in this courthouse in the 1840s and 50s
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1845
 
  Illinois
Springfield
Lincoln Depot
10th and Monroe Streets
Springfield IL 62701
Phone 217 544-8695
Web Site www.nps.gov.liho/depot/depot.htm
Description Lincoln departed for Washington from this depot, which now has exhibits detailing his trip
Building Type Depot
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
  Illinois
Springfield
Lincoln Tomb SHS
Address
Springfield IL 62702
Phone 217 782-2717
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/Sites/LincolnTomb.htm
Alt Web http://www.online-springfield.com/sites/ltomb.html
Description monument located in Oak Ridge Cemetery, which also holds several governors, poet Vachel Lindsay and Lincoln's law partner William Herndon
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
 
  Illinois
Springfield
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices
Sixth & Adams
Springfield IL 62701
Phone 217 785-7961
Web Site www.state.il.us/HPA/Linchern.htm
Description where Lincoln practiced law before going to Washington
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
 
    IL
 
Tampico
  Ronald Reagan's Birthplace
 
119 South Main
  Tampico IL 61283 
 
Phone  815 438-2130
  Web Site  http://www.americanpresidents.org/places/39a.asp
  Alt Web  http://ww3.saukvalley.com/community/tourism.php
  Description  Ronald Reagan left the apartment where he was born before he was a
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
  Primary Focus  President
  Nature of Group or Site  Government
  Industry /Profession  Politics
  Owner/Operator:  Tampico Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/31/2003 
 
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