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Ancient Mediterranean Cultures in Contact Arrives This Fall at Field Museum


In October, the Field Museum in Chicago will open the latest special exhibit, Ancient Mediterranean Cultures in Contact. more
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Walking in Jane Austen’s footsteps in southern England


At the Jane Austen Centre in Bath
VisitBritain is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death (July 18, 1817) with a year’s worth of exhibitions, talks, walks, writing competitions and performances here and elsewhere, like in Bath, where fans come to walk the streets that Austen more
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National WWI Museum and Memorial Commemorates America


The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City is commemorating America’s entry into WWI throughout the remainder of 2017. more
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9/11 Tribute Museum Has Expanded


The 9/11 Tribute Museum welcomes its expansion at 92 Greenwich Street, New York. More than a decade since the 9/11 Tribute Center opened more
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Greenwich, England, and the pluses of getting off the beaten track — a bit


La Rosa at The Prince of Greenwich Pub with his collections
Pietro La Rosa, with his flowing mane of gray hair, beard and lilting Italian accent, is not like any pub owner I’ve ever met nor is The Prince of Greenwich pub menu typical more
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100 Years Since the U.S. Entered WWI


History is revolutionary, and one pivotal moment in American history was when the U.S. entered WWI. It has been 100 years more
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200 Years Later – Celebrating Jane Austen’s short life in her hometown


Jane Austen's tiny writing table
This tiny house is where Jane Austen was her most prolific—writing in the morning after breakfast at a tiny table. She lived with her mother, her sister and a family friend during the last eight years of her short life. more
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Greenwich, England – famous for time, history and friends


Greenwich sites
In Greenwich, England, famous for "mean time." You can see famous sites any time. Sharing a meal with new friends…not so much. More ravioli please! more
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‘Taking the Waters’ in Ancient Bath, England


At the Jane Austen Centre in Bath
People have been coming here to “take the waters” since the Romans first built the baths and temple here to worship Sulis Minerva, Goddess of the Thermal Spring. more
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Taking Time at The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago


The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago will explore the urgency of nuclear weapons and climate change with one of the most provocative symbols of the 20th Century, the Doomsday Clock more
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