A PROGRAM OF THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION Farnsworth House Plano, Illinois The Historic Sites of the National Trust for Historic Preservation tell America’s story in all its richness and complexity. From the homes and libraries of the nation’s presidents, to the schools and sanctuaries of its valiant freedom fighters, to the masterworks of our most celebrated architects, these extraordinary destinations bring the past alive. Visit these sites of the National Trust for Historic Preservation whenever you travel, and discover a treasure trove of unforgettable historic places we’ve saved just for you. When you present your National Trust membership card, you will receive special offers or discounts. The sites here are remarkable destinations open to you and your family to explore. To learn more, visit us at SAVINGPLACES.ORG/HISTORIC-SITES ACOMA SKY CITY Located on a 367-foot tall mesa, the adobe house, church, plaza, and walkways have been in use by the people of Acoma for hundreds of years, making it the oldest continuously inhabited community in North America. Acoma Pueblo, NM - 800.747.0181 - acomaskycity.org AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE & ABIEL SMITH SCHOOL The oldest extant African-American church building and the first public school erected solely to educate black children were anchors for the black community on Beacon Hill in the 18th and 19th centuries. Boston, MA - 617.725.0022 - maah.org AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE ON NANTUCKET ISLAND The Meeting House was the centerpiece of the island’s free African- American community during the height of the whaling industry in the 19th century. Nantucket, MA - 508.228.9833 - maah.org BELLE GROVE Belle Grove boasts authentic Jeffersonian architecture, a fine decorative arts collection, and breathtaking views of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Middletown, VA - 540.869.2028 - bellegrove.org BRUCEMORE This delightful Queen Anne-style mansion, situated on a magnificent 26-acre estate interprets a fascinating history and presents a rich diversity of community events for thousands of visitors throughout the year. Cedar Rapids, IA - 319.362.7375 - brucemore.org CHESTERWOOD Country home, studio, and garden of America’s foremost public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, best known for creating the Minute Man in Concord, MA, and the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC. Stockbridge, MA - 413.298.3579 - chesterwood.org CLIVEDEN Located in Historic Germantown, Cliveden is central to the struggle for freedom in America. For two centuries it was the elegant Georgian home of Philadelphia’s Chew family; for one unforgettable day in 1777 it was a bloody Revolutionary War battlefield. Philadelphia, PA - 215.848.1777 - cliveden.org COOPER-MOLERA ADOBE Set in the heart of Monterey’s historic commercial district, Cooper- Molera represents the dynamic role that this storied town played in the development of California. Monterey, CA - 202.588.6344 - savingplaces.org/places/cooper-molera-adobe DECATUR HOUSE Home to the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, Decatur House encourages students and others to explore the rich history of Lafayette Square, the presidential neighborhood. The property also contains a rare, urban slave quarters—the only remaining physical evidence that human beings were held in bondage within sight of the White House. Washington, DC - 202.218.4338 - decaturhouse.org DRAYTON HALL One of the finest Colonial plantation houses in British North America, Drayton Hall has stood witness to extraordinary changes that have swept over the Carolina low country during the last 300 years. Charleston, SC - 843.769.2600 - draytonhall.org FARNSWORTH HOUSE Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s flawless plan transformed this country retreat into an international symbol of modern architecture. Plano, IL - 630.552.0052 - farnsworthhouse.org FILOLI This grand country estate features a Georgian Revival mansion designed by Willis Polk, and 16 acres of magnificent formal gardens, introducing visitors to the architecture and garden design of the early 1900s. Woodside, CA - 650.364.8300 - filoli.org FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S POPE-LEIGHEY HOUSE This “Usonian” house near Washington, DC was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940 as a model of affordable modern housing. Alexandria, VA - 703.780.4000 - woodlawnpopeleighey.org GAYLORD BUILDING Situated beside the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal, this limestone structure played a prominent role in the development of northern Illinois. Today, it is an outstanding example of adaptive re-use. Lockport, IL - 815.838.9400 gaylordbuilding.org THE GLASS HOUSE For 50 years, architect Philip Johnson used this country estate to experiment with the relationships between art, architecture, and landscape, beginning with his iconic Glass House in 1949. New Canaan, CT - 203.594.9884 - theglasshouse.org HOTEL DE PARIS MUSEUM Built by French entrepreneur, Louis Dupuy, Hotel de Paris Museum boasts original 19th-century furnishings and a fully restored building. Visitors may experience Colorado’s frontier community life as they tour the hotel’s elegant rooms and courtyards. Georgetown, CO - 303.569.2311 - hoteldeparismuseum.org JAMES MADISON’S MONTPELIER Montpelier was home to President James Madison, Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bill of Rights, and Dolley Madison, America’s first “First Lady.” This 2,650-acre site features historic buildings, archaeology, exhibits, gardens, and trails. Orange, VA - 540.672.2728 - montpelier.org KYKUIT The 1913 Rockefeller family home overlooking the Hudson River is noted for its magnificent gardens, fountains, and 20th-century sculpture. There are galleries of paintings, prints, and tapestries, and a Coach Barn with carriages and automobiles. Tarrytown, NY - 914.631.8200 - hudsonvalley.org LOWER EAST SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM Tours of this tenement building, home to some 7,000 residents between 1863 and 1935, evoke the ghosts of the immigrants who once crowded the streets of New York’s Lower East Side. New York, NY - 212.431.0233 - tenement.org LYNDHURST Once home to railroad baron Jay Gould, A.J. Davis’s Gothic Revival masterpiece is renowned for its outstanding collections, beautiful landscape, and dramatic views of the Hudson River. Tarrytown, NY - 914.631.4481 - lyndhurst.org OATLANDS Set in scenic Loudoun County, Virginia, this 19th-century estate was established by descendants of one of Virginia’s founding families and became a country retreat for prominent Washington society. Leesburg, VA - 703.777.3174 - oatlands.org PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S COTTAGE The Cottage, on the grounds of the Soldiers’ Home, was where Lincoln spent a quarter of his presidency and developed his Emancipation Proclamation. Washington, DC - 202.829.0436 lincolncottage.org THE SHADOWS Set on the bayou, this 1834 house was the home of a sugar planter family for four generations. Trunks of family papers provide documented stories of Louisiana plantation life and preservation efforts at this beautiful house and gardens. New Iberia, LA - 337.369.6446 - shadowsontheteche.org TOURO SYNAGOGUE Dedicated in 1763, Touro Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the United States and a magnificent example of Georgian design. Newport, RI - 401.847.4794 - tourosynagogue.org VILLA FINALE Villa Finale stands in the heart of San Antonio’s King William District as a testament to the neighborhood’s current efforts in historic preservation and revitalization, as well as its 19th-century history. San Antonio, TX - 210.223.9800 - villafinale.org WOODLAWN Federal-style estate on a picturesque site near Mount Vernon, given by George Washington to his nephew, Lawrence Lewis, who married Martha Washington’s granddaughter, Nelly Custis. Alexandria, VA - 703.780.4000 - woodlawnpopeleighey.org THE PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON HOUSE President Woodrow Wilson and his wife, Edith Bolling Wilson moved to this Washington, DC home at the conclusion of his presidency. Today, the home provides a space to reflect on the legacy of President Wilson and his time. Washington, DC - 202.387.4062 - woodrowwilsonhouse.org
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