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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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    Tredegar Iron Works

    Nathan Madison, author of Tredegar Iron Works: Richmond’s Foundry on the James, talked about the history of the iron works, which was one of the largest iron works in the country and served as the main…

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    Richmond Driving Tour

    Mayor Levar Stoney gave a driving tour of Richmond, Virginia, and highlighted some of its most historic locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

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    "Story of Virginia" Exhibit

    Caroline Legros gave a tour of the “Story of Virginia” exhibit at the Virginia Historical Society and highlighted items that tell the story of Virginia’s growth. Items shown included a 400 year old canoe,…

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    Maggie Walker's Life and Legacy

    Ajena Rogers gave a tour of the home of Maggie Walker, a leader in Richmond, Virginia’s African-American community at the turn of the 20th century. Maggie Walker, who began her life as the daughter of a washer…

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    Hollywood Cemetery

    Kathryn Whittington gave a tour of Hollywood Cemetery, the burial place for many Virginian presidents, Supreme Court justices, military leaders, and writers, including presidents James Monroe and John Tyler,…

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    Edgar Allen Poe Museum

    Chris Semtner talked about the Edgar Allan Poe Museum. Established in 1909, the Poe Memorial Association was formed by a group of literary enthusiasts to create a monument to the writer in his hometown of…

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    Agriculture in Fresno County

    Ruth Lang gave a tour of the Kearney Mansion Museum and spoke about the history of agriculture in Fresno County. Martin Theodore Kearney was an early contributor to the development of agriculture in both…

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    Big Fresno Fair

    John Alkire talked about the history of the Big Fresno Fair and what makes it unique. He said the fair is important in a region where agricultural business is such a large part of the economy. C-SPAN’s…

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    Japanese American "9066" Exhibition

    Tammy Lau gave a tour of the “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside” exhibition and showed items from the Japanese American special collections at California State University, Fresno’s Henry Madden…

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    National Civil War Museum

    Brett Kelley gave a tour of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The museum was built to tell the story of the Civil War from both Union and Confederate perspectives. Mr. Kelley…

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    Pennsylvania Icons Exhibit

    James Vaughan gave a tour of the “Pennsylvania Icons” exhibit at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. The exhibit features over 350 items that show the state’s role in the growth of the country. Mr.…

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    Harris-Cameron Mansion

    Ken Frew gave a tour of the Harris-Cameron Mansion and spoke about the founding of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Frew explained that John Harris Sr. arrived in the area no known as Harrisburg in 1719. Nearly 70…

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    Pennsylvania State Capitol

    Jason Wilson gave a tour of the House, Senate, and Supreme Court chambers of the Pennsylvania State Capitol, which was dedicated in 1906. Mr. Wilson highlighted the building’s unique designs, ornate decor, and…

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    History of Naval Aviation

    A tour was given of the San Diego Air and Space Museum, and San Diego’s role in Naval Aviation was profiled. The museum’s replica of the Curtiss A-1, the first plane ever sold to and flown by the U.S. Navy, was…

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    "Border: A Line That Divides" Photo Exhibit

    Sarah Matteson gave a tour of the “Border: A Line that Divides” photo exhibit at the San Diego History Center and talked about the San Ysidro border crossing, considered the busiest land-border crossing in…

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    San Diego's Balboa Park

    San Deigo’s Balboa Park and the Panama-California Exposition were profiled. The exposition, held in Balboa Park in 1915, was put together to celebrate the opening of the Panama Canal. San Diego used the…

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    San Diego Driving Tour

    Ken Kramer led a driving tour through the city of San Diego, California, highlighting some its unique landmarks, including Balboa Park, the historic Gaslamp Quarter, and the Cabrillo Monument. C-SPAN’s…

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    Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala

    Tony Falcon gave a tour of Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, the first of 21 missions built in California during the 18th century. Mr. Falcon talked about the creations of the mission, the role it played…

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    USS Midway and San Diego's Naval History

    Karl Zingheim talked about the USS Midway, America’s longest serving Navy aircraft carrier. Commissioned at the end of World War II, the Midway was considered to be the largest ship in the world until 1955.…

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