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Museum wants to make COVID-19 part of local history exhibit

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The Pandemic of 2020 is going down in history. Literally. The Johnson County (Kan.) Museum has a plan to enshrine evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on society and they need the ...

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Special exhibit on Kansas women opening at the Kansas Museum of History

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The next special exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the courageous women who made it possible. A special ...

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Biola University opens museum of Christian nostalgia and culture

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Anyone who grew up in church has fond memories of things like the old flannel graphs that were used to teach Bible lessons to kids. Biola University in Southern California recently opened ...

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Great Overland Station to host Harvey House Luncheon

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Coming up next month, the Great Overland Station will host another Harvey House Luncheon. These uniquely elegant luncheons are served by their very own costumed Harvey Girls, who enjoy sharing their knowledge ...

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‘Bleeding Kansas’ Series returns to Constitution Hall

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, 1854-1865, will highlight the 2020 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 26. The programs are held at ...

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Visit Historic Lecompton to see largest Christmas trees and ornaments display in the Midwest

Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton. In the Territorial Capital Museum, visitors can see an indoor display of over 170 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme décor ...

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After 200 years, US Army gets its own museum

Right now, the US Army is the only military branch without its own national museum. In 2020, that’s set to change. The future capstone of the Army is still under construction on a ...

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Bipartisan group organizes tour of Holocaust Memorial in DC

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A bipartisan group has organized a private, after-hours tour of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., for members of Congress on July 16. An invitation was released on Thursday by ...

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Exhibit features Jewish jewelry in Arab lands

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The Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, with a mission of promoting interfaith dialogue, has opened a “past and present” jewelry exhibit featuring a section that highlights the Jewish amuletic jewelry in the communities of the Islamic world. ...

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Exhibit examines the armistice and a changed world after WWI

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The World War I armistice on Nov. 11, 1918 ended fighting on the Western Front, but the war—and its lasting effects—did not end even with the signing of the Treaty of Paris ...

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Cannonball detonated after being on display at Kansas museum for 20 years

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It was on display for over 20 years yet no one knew a cannonball had never been defused. Authorities detonated the explosive Friday afternoon after it was inspected by a sharp-eyed by ...

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We’re home–now what? WWI Museum looks at veterans from the Great War

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Americans are familiar with the treatment of Vietnam War veterans returning from the front lines. It was a divisive time in our nation’s history and, sadly, veterans often felt the wrath of ...

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Visit Lecompton to see Midwest’s largest Christmas trees and ornaments display

You can experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton, Kansas. Visitors can see an indoor display of over 150 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme decor – ...

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Melania Trump tours former slavery outpost in Ghana on solo tour of Africa

Melania Trump visited a former slave trading fort in Ghana on Wednesday, the second day of the US first lady’s maiden solo tour of Africa promoting her children’s welfare program. Trump said she ...

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Brazil’s “Smithsonian” considered total loss in fire

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Brazilians are mourning the total destruction of the nation’s “Smithsonian”. A massive fire tore through a an expansive 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday, lighting up the night and sending ...

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Museum of the Bible returns medieval manuscript

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Each year numerous and well known museums discover items they owned were once stolen and belong to someone else. Most of these cases result in the museums suing to keep their collection, ...

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Muslims visiting the Museum of the Bible

A Washington, D.C. Muslim leader is encouraging other Muslims to visit the Museum of the Bible in in the nation’s capital. The imam is just one of many different types of people ...

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Spectacular Museum Of the Bible Opens This Month

Nov. 17 grand opening of museum to be a ‘celebration’ of scripture.   When visitors to Washington, D.C., tour the capital’s historic museums and monuments in the future, they’ll have more than just American ...

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