App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Self-Guided Tour Shares the Story of Coachella Valley Pioneer Cabot Yerxa Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cabot’s Pueblo Museum preserves the homestead of visionary explorer, artist, and Mason Cabot Yerxa, whose discovery of two desert aquifers provides fresh water to California's Coachella Valley and gave rise to the area’s hot springs resorts. After … Continue reading App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

App Spotlight: The Noah Webster House

Q&A with Sarah St. Germain, Coordinator of Public Programs at the Noah Webster House The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society is located in the restored birthplace and childhood home of Noah Webster. Webster was a national figure known not only for the first American dictionary and the Blue-Backed Speller, but also for being … Continue reading App Spotlight: The Noah Webster House

App Spotlight: Tombstone State Historic Courthouse

The Tombstone State Historic Courthouse in, Tombstone, Arizona, is bringing a new interactive experience to their space by providing visitors with a mobile tour app. The tour allows visitors to access educational content through their mobile devices. With over 18 stops, the tour takes visitors around the 1882 two-story structure which currently serves as a … Continue reading App Spotlight: Tombstone State Historic Courthouse

Free Case Study: the Edsel Ford House Smartphone App

Did you miss our webinar on Mobile Apps in Historic Homes? Don't fret! In partnership with the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, we've just released a new white paper that explains their award-winning app project - from conception to launch and evaluation. Go ahead and download it - and send it to your friends and … Continue reading Free Case Study: the Edsel Ford House Smartphone App

History and Technology: A Perfect Marriage

Newport, Rhode Island is known as an iconic location filled with historical nods to the past, through the mansions lining the coast, historic meeting houses and buildings downtown, as well as its role in the American Revolution. The Newport Historical Society has married its love and dedication to history, with technology, by providing visitors a … Continue reading History and Technology: A Perfect Marriage

Exploring Estates Around New England: 5 Venues to Visit This Season

Around New England, there is a plethora of historic homes, estates and museums to check out for locals and tourists alike. At TourSphere, we love exploring both the well-known and hidden gems around our area. Today, we've decided to share some of our favorite estates around New England, picked out especially for you to enjoy … Continue reading Exploring Estates Around New England: 5 Venues to Visit This Season

Thoreau Farm Goes Mobile

Henry David Thoreau, as gifted as he was, certainly never expected his family farm to be the base for a smartphone app. The farm now has a full mobile tour that teaches visitors about the property, Thoreau and his family. Being almost a century older than Thoreau himself, the farm is full of history and … Continue reading Thoreau Farm Goes Mobile

Mountain View Grand Historic Hotel Mobile App

Mountains. Gourmet dining. Snowball fights. Daily farm tours. This is not your average hotel. Nor is this your average mobile app. The team at Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa used TourSphere to build their very own "Mobile Concierge". The app is not only beautiful, it also makes it easy to navigate their 1,300 acre … Continue reading Mountain View Grand Historic Hotel Mobile App

The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Mobile Tour App

The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, located in Gross Pointe Shores, Michigan, have published an awesome web app and iPhone app. The web app works on any mobile device with a full Internet browser - just go to fordhouse.toursphere.com or scan the QR code at the bottom of this post. We loved writing the script, … Continue reading The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Mobile Tour App