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Hidden-History Sundays at Old Broad Street Church in Bridgeton, NJ

Visitors to Bridgeton’s Old Broad Street Church and Cemetery this summer will enjoy a host of free tours, lectures and exhibits.

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Historical Attractions in DE Beach Towns

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.

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NJ National Guard Museum Open for Summer

Visit the National Guard Militia Museum in New Jersey this summer.

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NY State Museum Getting $14 Million Renovations

It was announced earlier today that the New York State Museum, in Albany, New York, would be getting a $14 million facelift.

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Sixty Recipients Receive Highest Honor from AASLH

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently announced the winners of the 70th annual Leadership in History Awards.

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Controversy in Public History … Can We Move Beyond Relativism?

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian website.

Public historians took a battering 20 years ago through highly public struggles over two Smithsonian exhibits.

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Celebrate 275 Years of Morris Township

In conjunction with the Mayor and Township Committee of Morris Township and The Historic Preservation Commission of Morris Township, The Morristown and Morris Township Library is hosting an exhibit celebrating the 275th anniversary of the founding of Morris Township.  The

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