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  • Henry Fords Garage and Childhood Home
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    Henry Ford's Garage and Childhood Home

    Historic structures curator Jim Johnson gave a tour of the garage where Henry Ford built his first car, the quadricycle, and Ford’s childhood home, where he was born in 1863. Both buildings…

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  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection
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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all stored…

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  • Chief Justice John Marshalls Life and Legacy
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    Chief Justice John Marshall's Life and Legacy

    American History TV visited the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to learn about the life and legacy of John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the United States, who served…

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  • Green Hill Plantation
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    Green Hill Plantation

    Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former Green Hill plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures…

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  • Saving Slave Houses Project
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    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

    788 views
  • Railroads and Rail Cars
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    Railroads and Rail Cars

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the railroad exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, and talked about the progression of American rail from the early…

    441 views
  • Jacksons Flank Attack at Chancellorsville
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    Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville

    Frank O’Reilly and Beth Parnicza led a tour through the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville and spoke about General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s flank attack. The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville was…

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  • Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson

    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 there. Ralph Waldo Emerson…

    665 views
  • Presidential Vehicles
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    Presidential Vehicles

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the presidential vehicles collection at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. He showed cars that…

    475 views
  • Heurich Family and Brewmasters Castle
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    Heurich Family and Brewmaster's Castle

    Kimberly Bender gave a tour of the Heurich House in Washington, D.C. The mansion, also called the Brewmaster’s Castle, was built by Christian Heurich, a German immigrant who started a…

    387 views
  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

    Angela Crenshaw, a ranger with the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park, talked about the life of escaped slave, abolitionist, Civil War spy, and suffragist Harriet Tubman. The…

    408 views
  • American Revolution 1760 to 1778
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    American Revolution 1760 to 1778

    Scott Stephenson gave a tour of the Museum of the American Revolution’s core collection, featuring the story of the first half of the American Revolution, from 1760 to 1778.

    795 views
  • Virginia Capitol Building
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    Virginia Capitol Building

    Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected legislative body in the Western Hemisphere. The state’s capitol moved to Richmond in 1785, and Thomas Jefferson is credited…

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  • Piscataway Park
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    Piscataway Park

    Lisa Hayes talked about the history of Piscataway Park, the Native American Piscataway tribal lands, and the visitors' experience. Piscataway Park in Accokeek, Maryland, sits directly across the…

    132 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 1
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

    900 views
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
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    St. Elizabeths Hospital

    Sarah Leavitt gave a tour of the National Building Museum exhibition that explores the architecture and history of St. Elizabeths Hospital. Opened in 1855 and originally named the…

    335 views
  • Military Aviation Museum Part 1
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    Military Aviation Museum, Part 1

    Robert “Boom” Powell gave a tour of World War I hangar at the Military Aviation Museum and talked about advances in aviation technology and pilot training during the war. Located in…

    536 views
  • George Washingtons Distillery
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    George Washington's Distillery

    An authentic working replica of George Washington’s distillery and gristmill were reconstructed on the original foundations at Mount Vernon. Whiskey and other spirits are made there as it was…

    998 views
  • Carpenters Hall
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    Carpenters' Hall

    Roger Moss gave a tour of the building that served as the meeting place of the First Continental Congress in 1774. It was also the former home to Ben Franklin’s Library Company, the…

    729 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 2
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2

    Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United…

    409 views
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