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    U.S. Capitol Dome Scaffolding Tour

    Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers led a tour of the scaffolding on the Capitol Dome and spoke to reporters about the process of restoring the building.

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    Fort McHenry After the Star-Spangled Banner

    Vince Vaise talked about Fort McHenry’s little-known but important role in the Civil War, World War I, and beyond. br/ Fort McHenry is the birthplace of the Star-Spangled…

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    Wisconsin State Capitol

    Jim Schaff gave a tour of the Wisconsin State Capitol and talked about why Madison was selected as the capital. He spoke about the architecture, which was designed by George Post in…

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    National Museum of the American Indian

    Suzan Shown Harjo talked about the Nation to Nation exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian, which focused on treaties between the United States and Native Americans. In…

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    Tuberculosis in Colorado Springs

    Matt Mayberry, director of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, gave a tour of an exhibit on tuberculosis and displayed medical equipment used to treat patients with the disease. In…

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    Russell Senate Office Building, Part 1

    Senate Historian Donald Ritchie gave a tour of the Russell Senate Office Building, talked about why the Senate needed the expansion, and described some of the many historic investigations…

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    Historic Hazelwood House

    Christine Dunbar talked about the Historic Hazelwood House and Morgan and Elizabeth Martin, who built and lived in the house during the 19th century. Morgan Martin spent much of his…

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    Neville Public Museum

    Beth Lemke and Kevin Cullen gave a tour of the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and highlighted items from the museum’s special collections, including Perrot’s…

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    Readers Loft Bookstore

    Bookseller Craig Jones talked about Reader’s Loft Bookstore in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as well as the state of the book industry and how independent bookstores can compete with…

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    James J. Hill House

    Peggy Rolloff talked about former St. Paul, Minnesota, resident and railroad tycoon James J. Hill and his home. Mr. Hill made a fortune building the Great Northern Railroad,…

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    Minnesota State Capitol

    Brian Pease gave a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. The building was designed by American architect Cass Gilbert, and is a classically styled building, boasts the…

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    Alexander Ramsey House

    Jayne Becker talked about Minnesota’s first territorial governor, Alexander Ramsey, and gave a tour of his home and the collection it houses. Alexander Ramsey served as the first…

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    Historic Fort Snelling

    Matt Cassady talked about how the establishment of Fort Snelling led end of the Dakota Indians in Minnesota and strengthened America’s growth into the Western U.S. The fort was built…

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    Battle of Plattsburgh

    Retired Army Colonel David Fitz-Enz, author of The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle, talked about the battle and visited various historic locations in…

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    Wyoming State Capitol

    Lynette West gave a tour of the Wyoming State Capitol. The cornerstone for the building was laid in Cheyenne on May 18, 1887, although the city was not officially named Wyoming’s…

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    University of Wyoming Toppan Library

    Anne Marie Lane talked about the rare books history course taught at the University of Wyoming’s Toppan Library. Ms. Lane, the Head Librarian, said that rare books are an…

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    Burning of Washington River Tour

    Steve Vogel, author of Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks that Saved the Nation, told the story of the August 24, 1814, burning of Washington, D.C., during a river tour with his…

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    Salt Creek Museum

    Sandra Schutte gave a tour of the Salt Creek Museum, showed some of the items used by the oilfield workers, and talked about why the development of Casper, Wyoming, was integral to the…

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    Salt Creek Oilfield

    Everett DeWitt gave a tour of the Salt Creek Oil Field, explained how oil was first discovered there, and talked about what life was like for the people who worked in the fields during the…

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    Berg Collection of English and American Literature

    Curator Isaac Gewirtz gave a tour of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at the New York Public Library.

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