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    Bacon's Castle

    American History TV visited Bacon’s Castle in Surry, Virginia. Bacon’s Castle is the oldest brick dwelling in the U.S., and was occupied by Nathaniel Bacon’s…

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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find…

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    Troublemakers and Trailblazers Exhibit

    Rebecca Bush toured the “Troublemakers and Trailblazers” exhibit at the Columbus Museum, and talked about five people who she believes had a lasting impact on Columbus, Georgia,…

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    CSS Jackson at the National Civil War Naval Museum

    Jeff Seymour toured the CSS Jackson, a Civil War era ironclad ram built in Columbus, Georgia, and talked about the city’s importance to the Confederacy during the Civil…

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    Chattachoochee Legacy Exhibit

    Rebecca Bush toured the Chattahoochee Legacy exhibit at the Columbus Museum, which tells the history of the Columbus, Georgia, area from its first pre-historic residents through the growth…

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    CSS Chattahoochee at the National Civil War Naval Museum

    Jeff Seymour toured the remains of the CSS Chattahoochee, a steam-powered sailing ship built to protect Columbus, Georgia, during the Civil War, and talked about why the ship was sunk by…

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    President Obama Touring Innovation Center

    President Obama took a tour of the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) at Cleveland State University. President Obama cited it as “a good example of ‎how a…

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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal History

    Cassandra Sohyda toured and talked about the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. During the course of a boat ride through one of the few remaining…

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    Rosenberg Library Museum Archives and Collections

    Peggy Dillard toured the Rosenberg Library Museum, presented items from the library’s archives and collections, and talked about the history of Galveston, Texas. Items in the…

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    History of USS Cavalla

    William Wells toured the USS Cavalla, a retired World War II era submarine, and talked about its history.On January 21, 1971, the U.S. Navy transferred possession of USS Cavalla to the…

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    Tall Ship Elissa

    Jamie White talked about the Tall Ship Elissa, an 1877 merchant sailing vessel. The Elissa was built when sailing ships were beginning to be replaced by steam ships, and is still a…

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    U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory

    U.S. Botanic Garden Executive Director Ari Novy gave a tour of what he calls a “living plant museum” that is located at the base of Capitol Hill and was established by Congress…

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    Clara Barton National Historic Site

    Kevin Patti gave a tour of the former Red Cross headquarters in Glen Echo, Maryland, and talked about the life and leadership of Clara Barton, who founded the American Red Cross in 1881. In…

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    West Virginia Independence Hall

    Travis Henline, site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall, talked about the history of the building which started as the Wheeling Custom House and is known as the “birthplace…

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    Oglebay Mansion Museum

    Holly McCluskey, curator of the Oglebay Mansion Museum, talked about Industrialist Earl W. Oglebay and his lasting impact on the city of Wheeling, West Virginia. The museum is housed…

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    O. Henry Museum

    Michael Hoinski talked about the Austin, Texas, home of writer William Sydney Porter, also known as O. Henry, and the role of Austin in Mr. Porter’s writing. Best known for…

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    Octagon Museum and the Treaty of Ghent

    Helene Combs-Dreiling and Ray Rhinehart talked about the Octagon Museum near the White House to mark the 200th anniversary of the December 24, 1814, signing of the Treaty of Ghent, which…

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    C-SPAN Video Library

    Robert Browning gave a tour of the C-SPAN Video Archives, which has digitally archived more than 200,000 hours of public affairs programming. He spoke about the importance of making…

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    Purdue University Psychoactive Substances Research Collection

    Stephanie Schmitz talked about Purdue University’s Psychoactive Substances Research Collection. The collection includes rare books and medical research on the use of psychoactive…

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    Von's Book Shop

    John von Erdmannsdorff talked about Von’s Book Shop in West Lafayette, Indiana. The local landmark was established in 1968 by Mr. von Erdmannsdorff to fill an empty…

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