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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a commemorative ceremony on the 150th anniversary of the day of President Lincoln’s assassination. Ford’s Theatre recreated the overnight vigil…

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    David Blight on the Legacies of Appomattox

    David Blight talked about the legacies of Appomattox during keynote remarks at a 150th anniversary commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court…

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    Civil War Closing Operations in North Carolina

    Historian Mark Bradley talked about the end of the U.S. Civil War and the closing operations that took place in North Carolina. “Fort Fisher to the Bennett Place: Closing Operations…

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    Battles of Sailor's Creek

    Chris Calkins spoke about the Battles of Sailor’s Creek, which took place in April 1865 near Farmville, Virginia. “Black Thursday: The Battles of Sailor’s Creek, April 6,…

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    President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address 150th Anniversary

    The National Park Service and the Lincoln Group of D.C. hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural…

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    Lincoln Memorial Sights and Sounds

    Scenes at the Lincoln Memorial before a commemorative ceremony for the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s second inaugural address. 

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    Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial

    The National Park Service hosted a ceremony commemorating the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans. The event took place at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Wreath-Laying

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other religious and political leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial at the National…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sights and Sounds

    A live scene was shown of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Congressional tweets were also shown.

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    Veterans Day Ceremony at World War II Memorial

    The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service held a Veterans Day ceremony to pay tribute to the more than 16 million men and women who served with the…

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    President Obama at National Christmas Tree Lightning

    President Obama made remarks at the ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree. His family was also in attendance.

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    Battle of Cedar Creek

    Belle Grove Plantation and the National Park Service hosted a commemorative ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek. The battle took place in…

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    Civil War Battle of Cedar Creek

    Warren Perry talked about the Battle of Cedar Creek, which took place in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley in October 1864. The battle was fought between Confederates under General Jubal…

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    Victory Over Japan Observance

    World War II veterans and family members commemorated the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II, called VJ Day. George Prescott Bush, grandson of President George…

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