Museum/Program/Site Type: Historic Site

Howard Steamboat Museum

The Howard Steamboat Museum, or the Howard National Steamboat Museum, is located in Jeffersonville, Indiana, across from Louisville, Kentucky. Based in the old Howard home, it features items related to steamboat history.  

Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth is a former United States military installation on Staten Island in New York City, situated on The Narrows which divide New York Bay into Upper and Lower halves, a natural point for defense of the Upper Bay and Manhattan beyond.  

Fort Montgomery State Historic Park

Fort Montgomery is a fortification built in 1776 by the Continental Army on West Bank of the Hudson River during the American Revolution. It is part of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area  

Fort Fisher Historical Site

Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil War. It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, North Carolina, from 1861 until its capture by the Union in 1865.  

Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse

Historic location with 1871-era lighthouse, exhibiting marine artifacts in the keeper’s dwellings.  

Erie Canal Museum

The Erie Canal Museum is a historical museum about the Erie Canal, located in Syracuse, New York. The museum was founded in 1962 and is a private, non-profit corporation

D&H Canal Historical Society & Museum

The Delaware and Hudson Canal Museum is a museum in High Falls, New York, United States specializing in the history and culture of the Delaware and Hudson Canal.  

Custom House Maritime Museum

Ship models, artifacts & documents trace the area’s history as a seaport in this 1835 building.    

Constitution Island

Constitution Island is located on the east side of the Hudson River directly opposite the U.S. Military Academy Reservation and is connected to the east shore by Constitution Marsh.  

China Cabin

The glitter of 22-karat gold greets visitors to the China Cabin, once the elegant social saloon of the PS China, giving them a glimpse of the old-world luxury and attention to detail that first-class passengers enjoyed when the ship first sailed from its home port of San Francisco.

Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station

With its two stations and five outbuildings, Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station (pronounced chi-ka-ma-COM-i-co) is the most complete site of all remaining life-saving stations in North Carolina and one of the most complete sites in the nation.

Bayfield Heritage Museum

Bayfield Heritage Association is dedicated to sharing the history and culture of the Bayfield area through museum exhibits, educational programs, and research capabilities.

Lowell’s Boat Shop

In its 3rd century of operation, Lowell’s Boat Shop is now a working boat shop and living museum. LBS continues to build dories and skiffs in the time-honored tradition of seven generations of the Lowell family that owned and operated the Boat Shop. Its rich history is conveyed through boat building, model dory and apprentice…

Annapolis Maritime Museum

The Annapolis Maritime Museum educates youth and adults about the Annapolis area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits and community events. The museum accomplishes this mission through an engaging suite of hands-on programming and by bringing visitors to its unique location, at the mouth of Back Creek overlooking…

A. J. Meerwald–Bayshore Center at Bivalve

The schooner A. J. Meerwald is New Jersey’s official tall ship. She is a restored two-masted oyster dredging schooner, 115 feet overall, 85 feet on deck, and has a 23-foot beam. Her home port is in Bivalve, Commercial Township, New Jersey. Launched in 1928, A. J. Meerwald was one of hundreds of schooners built along…