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  • Smithsonian Institution Castle
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    Smithsonian Institution Castle

    Richard Stamm and Steve Berry gave a tour and talked about the history of the Smithsonian Castle, which was completed in 1855. The tour visited several spaces that are not open to the public,…

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  • Discussion on the National Constitution Center Signers Hall
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    National Constitution Center Signer's Hall

    Jeffrey Rosen gave a tour of the permanent exhibit of 42 bronze statues of America’s Founding Fathers, and talked about the Constitutional Convention of 1787.

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  • Washington State History Museum
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    Washington State History Museum

    Gwen Whiting gave a tour of the “Great Hall of Washington History” exhibit, which showcases Native American artifacts as well as items related to some of the areas early industries. C-SPAN’s Local…

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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…

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  • 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…

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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…

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  • Statue of Liberty National Monument
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    Statue of Liberty National Monument

    National Park Service Ranger Chris Mullin gave a tour of Liberty Island and talked about the history of the Statue of Liberty.

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  • Tudor Place Historic House
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    Tudor Place Historic House

    Grant Quertermous gave a tour of Tudor Place, the former home of Thomas Peter and his wife, Martha Parke Custis Peter, the granddaughter of Martha Washington. Six generations of the Peter…

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  • History of Union Station
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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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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    1,746 views
  • Pittock Mansion
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    Pittock Mansion

    Patti Martin gave a tour of Pittock Mansion. The historical 1914 estate was the home of former Oregonian newspaper owner and publisher Henry Pittock and his wife, Georgiana. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • Staatsburg and the Gilded Age
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    Staatsburg and the Gilded Age

    Pamela Malcolm talked about the Gilded Age in the Hudson River Valley and how some of the area’s wealthiest families lived during that time. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • 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…

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  • Top Cottage
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    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…

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  • 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.…

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  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

    Curator Herman Eberhardt gave a tour of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum’s permanent exhibit dedicated to President Roosevelt’s four terms in office during the Great Depression and…

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  • Discussion on Civil War Medical History
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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find images…

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