Amelia Earhart Birthplace, Atchison, Kansas

Amelia Mary Earhart (/ˈɛərhɑːrt/, born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.[1][Note 1] Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.[3][Note 2] She set many other records,[2] wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences, and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.[5] Born in Atchison, Kansas, Earhart developed […]

Donald Trump Boyhood Home, Queens, New York

Donald Trump – Wikipedia Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School. […]

Governor Warner Mansion, Farmington, Michigan

Governor Warner Mansion. Home to the Governor of Michigan from 1905 to 1911. Born in Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England, Warner spent most of his life in Michigan. Warner was orphaned at three months of age and adopted by a family in Farmington. He attended the  Michigan Agricultural College  (now Michigan State University). As a Farmington businessman […]

Monticello, Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello, Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence. He served as the third President of the United States (1801–1809). In 1768, Jefferson began constructing his primary residence Monticello (Italian for “Little Mountain”) on a hilltop overlooking his 5,000-acre plantation near Charlottesville, […]

Roosevelt Campobello Cottage, Campobello Island, Canada

Roosevelt Campobello Cottage The summer retreat of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and their family. It is located on the southern tip of Campobello Island in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, and is connected to the mainland by the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, at Lubec, Maine in the United States. Here in August 1921, 39-year-old […]

The Philetus W. Norris House, Detroit, Michigan

The Philetus W. Norris House is located at 17815 Mt. Elliott Avenue in Detroit, Michigan, near the corner of Mound Road and Davison Avenue. It was built in 1873 by Philetus W. Norris, who went on to become the second superintendent of Yellowstone National Park. Norris was born in Palmyra, New York in 1821. Norris […]

Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester Hills, Michigan

Meadow Brook Hall is a Tudor revival style mansion located at 480 South Adams Road in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It was built between 1926 and 1929 by Matilda Dodge Wilson (the widow of auto pioneer John Francis Dodge) and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson. In 1957, the mansion and the surrounding property and buildings were donated to the State […]

Martin Luther King’s Birth Home, Atlanta, Georgia

Martin Luther King‘s Birth Home is located at 501 Auburn Avenue in the Sweet Auburn historic district. Built in 1895, it sits about a block east of Ebenezer Baptist Church. King’s maternal grandparents, Reverend Adam Daniel (A.D.) Williams, who was pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church, and his wife, Jennie Williams, bought the house for […]

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Home National Historic Site preserves the Springfield, Illinois home and a historic district where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1844 to 1861, before becoming the 16th President of the United States. The home was purchased by Lincoln and his wife in 1844 and was the only home that Lincoln ever owned. Their children, four sons, […]

The Judge Robert S. Wilson House, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Judge Robert S. Wilson House, also known as the Wilson-Wahr House,[2] is a private house located at 126 North Division Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Robert S. Wilson was an attorney who moved from Allegheny County, New York, to Ann Arbor in 1835.He was Judge of the Washtenaw County Probate court for a year, […]