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Commemorating the Justice Bell Tour

The Justice Bell was taken to the first national convention of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage in Washington, D.C.  (Image taken from the Library of Congress.)

In 1915, the Justice Bell, also known as the Women’s Liberty Bell, embarked on a historic tour of Pennsylvania, making this year the 100th anniversary.

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Rutgers University Celebrates 250 Years

Rutgers will celebrate this special anniversary with a yearlong program of events beginning this November.

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Museums Greet Pope with Religion-Theme Exhibits

Pope Francis said mass directly in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday, September 27.

While three major Mid-Atlantic cities (Washington, New York, and Philadelphia) hosted this month’s historic visit of Pope Francis, his first to the United States, museums in Philadelphia had the additional incentive of the World Meeting of Families Congress to develop religious exhibits to coincide with his arrival.

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Israel to Mid-Atlantic: Visions of Place Collaboration

A few works from the "Diverse Identities" focus of Visions.

Professors at Rutgers-Camden and Towson University collaborated to curate an exhibit of contemporary Israeli art, now on display at the Stedman Gallery until December 17.

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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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