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  • Revolutionary War Collections
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    Revolutionary War Collections

    Concord Museum curator David Wood showed some of the highlights of the museum’s Revolutionary War collection, including one of Paul Revere’s lanterns and weapons used during the battle on the North Bridge. The…

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  • Concord Grape
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    Concord Grape

    The owners of Grapevine Cottage, where the original vines of the Concord grape still grow today, talked about the history and success of the fruit. The Concord grape was first grown in Concord,…

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  • Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott
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    Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott

    Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos Bronson Alcott in 1857, Orchard House became the home…

    312 views
  • Thoreaus Walden Pond
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    Thoreau's Walden Pond

    Concord Museum curator David Wood visited Walden Pond to recount Henry David Thoreau’s time there and the lasting impact of his book. For two years, beginning in 1845, writer and transcendentalist Henry…

    413 views
  • Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Old Manse Senior Curator Christie Jackson talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s time in the home as well as other writers, such as Henry David Thoreau, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Margaret Fuller, who spent time…

    298 views
  • Robbins House
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    Robbins House

    John Hannigan, scholar-in-residence at the Robbins House, talked about the lives of African Americans in Concord, Massachusetts, from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War. The Robbins House tells the story of…

    196 views
  • Minute Man National Historic Park and Battle of Concord
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    Minute Man National Historic Park and Battle of Concord

    National Park Service ranger Phillip Lupsiewicz talked about the Battle of Concord and sites that were part of the fighting on April 19, 1775. Some of the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired on…

    178 views
  • American History TV in Concord Massachusetts
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    American History TV in Concord, Massachusetts

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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  • emThe Minutemen and Their Worldem
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    The Minutemen and Their World

    Robert Gross talked about his book The Minutemen and Their World, in which he describes the events leading up to the Revolutionary War and the role that Concord, Massachusetts, played in it. On April 19, 1775, some of…

    263 views
  • Concord Free Public Library Special Collections
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    Concord Free Public Library Special Collections

    Curator Leslie Wilson explained how the Concord Free Library acquires its items and showcased some of their rarer finds, including a portion of the manuscript for the book Little Women. The William Munroe Special…

    86 views
  • Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Curator David Wood described the original items located in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study and Emerson’s life and career in Concord, Massachusetts. Writer and Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson died in 1882…

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  • Book TV in Concord Massachusetts
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    Book TV in Concord, Massachusetts

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, Massachusetts, from June 17-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    130 views
  • Book TV in Hyde Park New York
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    Book TV in Hyde Park, New York

    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…

    259 views
  • Slavery at Thomas Jeffersons Monticello
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    Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

    Christa Dierksheide, Gardiner Hallock, and Steve Light showed some of the renovations taking place to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation was renovating the south wing of…

    1,380 views
  • Landmark Legislation in Oregon
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    Landmark Legislation in Oregon

    Kerry Tymchuk talked about some of Oregon’s landmark legislation, and the people behind it. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Portland,…

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  • Powells Books
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    Powell's Books

    Miriam Sontz gave a tour of Powell’s Books. The Portland landmark is recognized as the world’s largest independent new and used bookstore. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    337 views
  • Oregon Politics and Government
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    Oregon Politics and Government

    Richard Clucas talked about his book, Oregon Politics and Government: Progressive Versus Conservative Populists, on the complexities of Oregon’s politics and government. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    204 views
  • emWriter Sailor Soldier Spyem
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    Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy

    Military expert Nicholas Reynolds talked about his book, Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy, on the life of author Ernest Hemingway and his involvement in the World War II. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    263 views
  • emIn Defianceem
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    In Defiance

    Susan Stessin Cohn talked about her book, In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735-1831. In her book, Ms. Cohn uses the text of runaway slave notices to describe the life…

    198 views
  • John F Kennedy at 100
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    John F. Kennedy at 100

    Kerry Tymchuk gave a tour of the exhibit, "High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy. He talked about JFK’s presidency and achievements during his time in office, and showed some of the original items that…

    697 views
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