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    Learning from Veterans: Boy Scouts American Heritage Merit Badge Day
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    Learning from Veterans: Boy Scouts American Heritage Merit Badge Day
    Boy Scouts will complete the American Heritage Merit Badge at this day-long program. On site, Scouts will interview modern veterans about their United States military experience, as well as learn...
    Lecture & Booksigning: The American Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors by William Seale
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    Lecture & Booksigning: The American Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors by William Seale
    Historian William Seale discusses and signs copies of his new book, The Imperial Season: The American Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors (Smithsonian Books, 2013), on the vibrant official...
    Lecture - A Sea of Change: Naval Warfare in the American Revolution during Spring 1788
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    Lecture - A Sea of Change: Naval Warfare in the American Revolution during Spring 1788
    Several important changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution occurred in the spring of 1778. Changes included the internationalization of the naval war, an increase in...
    Lecture - The March to Yorktown
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    Lecture - The March to Yorktown
    Robert Selig, historian, discusses the epic 1781-1782 march of French forces under the comte de Rochambeau to and from Yorktown, alongside their American allies led by George Washington. The armies...
    Lecture - The U.S. Navy during the War of 1812
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    Lecture - The U.S. Navy during the War of 1812
    Join us as William M. Fowler, Jr., professor of history at Northeastern University (and a member of the Society of the Cincinnati), discusses the War of 1812 at sea, focusing on the upstart U.S....
    Lecture and Tour: Larz and Isabel Andersons Art Collection and Historic Interiors
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    Lecture and Tour: Larz and Isabel Andersons Art Collection and Historic Interiors
    For more than thirty years, Larz and Isabel Anderson used their Washington home as a showcase for their art collection, a mixture of Western and Eastern art representative of high society and...
    Lecture: Technology in Gilded Age Homes
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    Lecture:  Technology in Gilded Age Homes
    The Anderson House was a fine example of a modern house when it opened 109 years ago. The house boasted the latest conveniences, including electricity, central heat, two elevators, and clothes...
    Lecture: Washingtons Face: What did the Average Citizen See?
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    Lecture:  Washingtons Face: What did the Average Citizen See?
    At the start of the Revolutionary War, almost any fictitious image could pass as a portrait of an American hero, but George Washington as commander-in-chief warranted extra efforts. From the start...
    Lecture: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South
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    Lecture: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South
    Carol P. Borick, director of the Charleston Museum and author of Relieve us of this Burthen: American Prisoners of War in the Revolutionary South, discusses the fates of nearly 6,000 men captured...
    Lecture: Archaeology at Parkers Revenge
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    Lecture: Archaeology at Parkers Revenge
    Meg Watters, president of Visual Environment Solutions, LLC, and one of the nation's leading historical archaeologists, discusses how new archaeological methods are helping to reconstruct the...
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