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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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Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk in D.C.

This June, you can stretch your legs and your mind during the 32nd Annual Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk.

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Civil War Exhibits on Saturdays in DC

Painting depicting battle during the Civil War. Photo courtesy of www.history.com.

On Saturdays this summer, a free shuttle will take visitors to three Civil War exhibitions across Washington, D.C.

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Blue Star Museums Honor Military Families

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families,

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