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Washington, D.C. With Tweens

My family last visited Washington D.C. three years ago, when my Gilmore Girls were a bit younger, and we fell in love with our nation’s capital. 911 more words

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Washington, DC: Ford's Theatre and Abraham Lincoln's Legacy

Abraham Lincoln holds a vital place in American history, and reminders of him can be found in many places throughout the nation’s capital, Washington DC. The Lincoln Memorial, located at the west end of the National Mall, is the most obvious dedication to the late President. 528 more words

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Smithsonian Food Weekends

At the wonderful Everybody Eats themed South Dakota State Historical Society conference, the other keynote speaker was Susan Evans McClure of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History… 388 more words


On Display: Spectacular Spider Orchids

The Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection contains an amazing assortment of species and hybrids. I come to work each day with great anticipation of what new marvel has unfurled overnight. 404 more words


Digital exhibit chronicles lives of WWII Nisei soldiers, including Inouye

A new online exhibit puts the spotlight on Nisei soldiers who fought during World War II.

The exhibit, which launched Thursday, tells the life stories of 12 soldiers, including late Hawaii Sen. 459 more words


A Wedding Dress that Came Down from Above

One of the museums Alan and I toured in Washington D.C. was the National Museum of American History, which has a costume collection containing over 30,000 garments and accessories modeling the changing fashion trends in America from the 17oo’s to the present. 345 more words

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