The Most Famous House In Every State

Reader’s Digest has come out with a very interesting list where they complied the most “famous” home in every state.  Some have historical significance, some architectural and some are due to celebrity status.

The list below has some gems like Helen Keller’s birthplace, the Playboy Mansion and the house from the Home Alone movie:

Alabama – Helen Keller’s birthplace
Alaska – Governor’s Mansion
Arizona – Taliesin West
Arkansas – Johnny Cash’s boyhood home
California – The Playboy Mansion
Colorado – Molly Brown’s house
Connecticut – The Glass house
Delaware – Nemours Estate
Florida – Earnest Hemingway House
Georgia – Birth home of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hawaii – Lolani Palace
Idaho – The former Idaho State Penitentiary
Illinois – The “Home Alone” house
Indiana – Culbertson Mansion
Iowa – the American Gothic House
Kansas – Amelia Earhart’s birthplace
Kentucky – Mary Todd Lincoln’s house
Louisiana – Oak Valley Plantation
Maine – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s house
Maryland – Mount Clare
Massachusetts – Lizzie Bordern’s house
Michigan – The Ford House
Minnesota – Paisley Park
Mississippi – Elvis Presley’s birthplace
Missouri – Mark Twain’s boyhood home
Montana – Moss Mansion
Nebraska – Buffalo Bill’s farmhouse
Nevada – Governor’s Mansion
New Hampshire – Castle in the Clouds
New Jersey – Walt Whitman’s house
New Mexico – Kit Carson’s home
New York – Gracie Mansion
North Carolina – Biltmore Estate
North Dakota – Lawrence Welk’s birthplace
Ohio – The A Christmas Story house
Oklahoma – The Marland Mansion
Oregon – The Hughes House
Pennsylvania – Fallingwater
Rhode Island – The Breakers
South Carolina – The John Joyner Smith House
South Dakota – The Summer White House
Tennessee – Graceland
Texas – Yates House
Utah – The Beehive House
Vermont – Robert Frost’s house in Shaftsbury
Virginia – Mt. Vernon
Washington – Kurt Cobain’s house
West Virginia – Lockwood House
Wisconsin – Laura Ingalls Wilder birthplace
Wyoming – Fossil Cabin

How many of these have you visited?

For pictures of each house and why each place was selected, visit the article on Reader’s Digest