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  • Detroits Growth from Frontiers to Factories
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    Detroit's Growth from Frontiers to Factories

    Detroit saw tremendous growth from 1700 to 1900. Bill Pringle, curatorial assistant at the Detroit Historical Museum toured the “Frontiers to Factories: Detroiters at Work” exhibit and…

  • Origins and Impact of Steam Power
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    Origins and Impact of Steam Power

    Marc Greuther, chief curator at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, explored the history of steam power in the “Made in America: Power” exhibit and explained the origins of the innovations that…

  • Mayowood
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    Chuck Potter shared stories of the three generations of Mayos who lived from 1911 to 1965 in the home of Charles Mayo, the younger of the two Mayo brothers who started the Mayo Clinic. C-SPAN’s Local…

  • 1859 Jail and Jackson County Marshalls Home
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    1859 Jail and Jackson County Marshall's Home

    The Jackson County jail housed prisoners in downtown Independence, Missouri, for nearly a century until it closed its doors in 1933. Jackson County Historical Society Executive Director Caitlin Eckard shared…

  • Dole Institute of Politics
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    Dole Institute of Politics

    Bob Dole served Kansas in Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican Presidential nominee. Audrey Coleman, assistant director and senior archivist at the Dole Institute of Politics, shared stories…

  • Biltmore
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    Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, curator of interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home, including George Washington Vanderbilt’s favorite room. Parker Andes,…

  • Elizabeth Dole Collection
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    Elizabeth Dole Collection

    Former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole (R) is one of only a few women to have held cabinet positions in two different administrations. She married Bob Dole in 1975 and served as a Senator from North Carolina…

  • Robert Miller House
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    Robert Miller House

    The Robert Miller House is one of the few structures in Lawrence that survived Quantrill’s Raid in 1863. The Miller’s were abolitionists who moved to Kansas prior to the Civil War and offered their home as a…

  • USS Orleck Naval Museum
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    USS Orleck Naval Museum

    The USS Orleck was a Gearing-class destroyer that served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1982. Museum Executive Director Ron Williams explained the role the ship played during the Vietnam War, and guide Stephen…

  • Maude Reid Scrapbooks
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    Maude Reid Scrapbooks

    Maude Reid was born in Lake Charles in 1882. She created more than a dozen scrapbooks collecting stories about Lake Charles' history. McNeese State University Professor Keagan LeJeune shared their contents.…

  • Mossville History Project
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    Mossville History Project

    Located just outside of Lake Charles, Mossville was a once thriving community. Today it is surrounded by chemical manufacturing plants. Learn how the town’s history is being preserved and see what the city…

  • Franklin Pierce Manse
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    Franklin Pierce Manse

    Joan Woodhead gave a tour of President Franklin Pierce’s home and talked about the tragedies that marked his life. Franklin Pierce was the 14th president of the United States and the only president from New…

  • Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt
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    Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt

    Franceska Mscali-Urbin gave a tour of Springwood, the birthplace, home, and final resting place of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and shared the stories of President Roosevelt’s life inside the home.…

  • World War II Museum Road to Tokyo Exhibit
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    World War II Museum "Road to Tokyo" Exhibit

    New Orleans is the home to the National World War II Museum. Senior Historian Rob Citino gave a tour of the “Road to Tokyo” exhibit, which examines the Pacific Theatre during World War II including some of…

  • Billy Graham and the Cove
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    Billy Graham and the Cove

    Pastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville, North Carolina, called the Cove. His first child, Virginia “Gigi” Graham, talked about her father’s tie to North Carolina and his life and legacy…

  • Franklin D Roosevelts Top Cottage
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
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    Old Cahawba Archaeological Park

    Cahawba, located just outside of Selma, was Alabama’s first capital after achieving statehood in 1819. It became a thriving antebellum river town, until many of its wealthy residents left after the Civil…

  • Civil Rights History and Urban Renewal
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    Civil Rights History and Urban Renewal

    African Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville, North Carolina, near the end of the 18th century, and since then they’ve played a role in the development of the city. In 2016, artist and activist DeWayne Barton…

  • Eleanor Roosevelts ValKill Cottage
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill Cottage

    Franceska Macsali-Urbin gave a tour of Val-Kill Cottage, the only home first lady Eleanor Roosevelt ever owned by herself. She also spoke about some of Ms. Roosevelt’s political contributions. C-SPAN’s…

  • Washington Crossing the Delaware
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    Washington Crossing the Delaware

    Clay Craighead described General George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware that began his surprise assault on Trenton. General George Washington and over 2,000 of his troops crossed the Delaware River on…

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