Tag Archives: history


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Mount Vernon Remembers Revolutionary War


George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Virginia is bringing one largest Revolutionary War encampments in the area to life. more
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Taking the kids to San Francisco to commemorate the “summer of love”


Guide Stan Flouride explains mural depicting Summer of Love in 1967
Take the kids and grandkids to San Francisco where the city is marking the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with a year’s worth of special events, exhibits, concerts and more. more
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Museum in Kansas City Remembers WWI on 100th Anniversary


On the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry to World War I, The National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City is on a mission to remind we were all connected. more
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Opportunity to Learn More about Seattle Food at MOHAI


This month, the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle is presentiing Edible City Month. more
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Taking the Kids to free attractions in Washington DC this spring


Just published - The Kids Guide to Washington DC - second edition
It doesn’t cost anything to visit the Lincoln Memorial at night, to play pilot in a mock cockpit at “America by Air,” a permanent exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum, attend a family event or one for young children at the Museum of African American History and Culture or visit the giant pandas at the National Zoo. more
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Montreal Celebrates 375th Anniversary


Christopher at Asterix et Oubelix
In 2017, the city of Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary, and the festivities run all year long! With activities ranging from festivals, shows and more, there is always something new to explore more
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ACES Offers Spring Camps and Summer Camps to Learn about Nature


Aspen Center of Environmental Studies (ACES) is offering kids the chance to expand their minds this year. more
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Grand Opening of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown This Month


History is revolutionary, and now more than ever as Yorktown, VA celebrates the 10-year transformation from the Yorktown Victory Center into The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. more
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Penn Museum Celebrating Indian Culture this Saturday


Celebrate India this Saturday at Penn Museum in Philadelphia from 11 AM - 4 PM in one of their World Culture Days. India is home to more than 1.3 billion people more
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Suzhou, China: Gardens and Canals Equal a Family-Friendly Asian Adventure


Shantang Street
As I exited the airport in Shanghai, my preconceived notions about China seemed initially accurate. It was my first time visiting this country and I imagined I would be stepping into a land that had come too far too fast. more
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