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    History of Dupont Circle

    Stephen Hansen talked about the history of Dupont Circle, one of Washington, D.C.'s, most famous neighborhoods. Mr. Hansen spoke about how and why wealthy, fashionable families…

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    American Revolution in the Caribbean

    Andrew O’Shaughnessy talked about the British colonies in the Caribbean during the American Revolution and their importance to the outcome of the war, even though they did not take up…

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    Naval Warfare in the American Revolution

    Dennis Conrad talked about America’s naval heritage and the changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution. Mr. Conrad also described how ships from…

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    Technology in Gilded Age Homes

    Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, talked about technology in Gilded Age homes, including electric lighting, telephones, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Imperial Season

    Historian William Seale talked about his book, The Imperial Season: America’s Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918, in which he examines America’s entry onto…

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    Society of the Cincinnati Tour

    Ms. Powers discussed the origin of the Society of the Cincinnati and toured the headquarters of the society. She also spoke of the museum and research library located at the…

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    Children's Book Exhibit

    Scenes were shown of the Revolutionary War children’s books exhibit at the Society of the Cincinnati.

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