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    Charlottesville Driving Tour

    Historian Coy Barefoot gave a driving tour of Charlottesville, Virginia, visiting three sections of the city: the University of Virginia campus, the downtown area, and the surrounding county. C-SPAN’s…

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    James Monroe's Highland

    Sara Bon-Harper talked about James Monroe’s Highland. America’s fifth president was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, but in 1793 purchased land near Charlottesville, where he built a home he called “Highland.”…

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    History of Union Station

    Union Station Redevelopment Corporation president and CEO Beverley Swaim-Staley gave a tour of the station and talked about its history. Architect John Bowie also talked about the original…

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    Chico, California's Hmong Community

    Professor Will Nitzky and MaiHoua Lo talked about the “Hmong Reflections: Stories of Our Own” exhibit at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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    Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park

    Noel Lopez gave a tour of the 26-room Italianate mansion John Bidwell shared with his wife Annie. John Bidwell was the founder of Chico, California. Mr. Lopez also spoke about the home’s history.…

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    Sugar Hill Neighborhood Walking Tour

    Islah Speller gave a walking tour of Wilmington, North Carolina’s Sugar Hill neighborhood and explained how the 1898 coup d’etat changed the city. After the Civil War, Wilmington had and African American majority.…

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    Burgwin-Wright House

    Christine Lamberton gave a tour of the Burgwin-Wright House in Wilmington, North Carolina, and spoke about the history of the property. The city’s original jail was built in the 1740s. As the city grew, the…

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    New Hanover County Library's North Carolina History Room

    Jennifer Daugherty gave a tour of New Hanover County Library’s North Carolina History Room and showed some artifacts from Wilmington’s history. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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    Wilmington Literary Walking Tour

    Gwenyfar Rohler gave a walking tour of some of Wilmington, North Carolina’s important literary sites. Ms. Rohler is the owner of Old Books on Front Street. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

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    Publishing Lab at the University of North Carolina Wilmington

    The publishing lab at the University of North Carolina Wilmington was profiled. Founded in 2000, the publishing lab is a program for students to lean about the publishing process from beginning to end.…

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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s…

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    Lick Observatory

    Elinor Gates gave a tour of the historic Lick Observatory. Still an active research center, the observatory is home to a one of a kind refractor telescope. Constructed in 1867, the observatory is now…

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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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