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Searching for Early California's History: El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Ángeles

Searching for Early California's History: El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Ángeles

With a population approaching 4 million, it's hard to think of glitzy Los Angeles as anything more than a megalopolis (second largest city in the U.S.) made up of movie stars, really wacky people (oops, did we just repeat ourselves?) and - palm trees.

At one time, however, Los Angeles was nothing more than a dry, coastal land of grasses, chaparral and rattlesnakes, occupied by members of the Tongva - Native Americans who lived throughout the Los Angeles basin including the offshore islands.

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Foundation Announces Plans For $80 Million Dallas Maritime Museum

Foundation Announces Plans For $80 Million Dallas Maritime Museum

A maritime museum in the middle of Texas? That's what orgamizers announced May 17, 2013 as they unveiled plans featuring U.S. Navy and other vessels that may have borne the name Dallas in active maritime service or have a connection to the North Texa...

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The American Soldier Exhibit Opens May 25 at the History Colorado Center

The American Soldier Exhibit Opens May 25 at the History Colorado Center

History Colorado kicks off a summer of exploration of local and national military history at the History Colorado Center in Denver with the opening of "The American Soldier: A Photographic Tribute" on May 25, 2013.

On view through Sept. 2, 2013, this ...

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Buffalo Bill Center of the West Readies New Exhibits for Summer

Buffalo Bill Center of the West Readies New Exhibits for SummerSeveral stellar exhibitions highlight the upcoming season for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West (formerly the Buffalo Bill Historical Center) in Cody, Wyoming, now in its summer operating hours of 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.

Already on display and remain...
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Thomas Jefferson’s Bible Coming to Denver’s History Colorado Center

Thomas Jefferson’s Bible Coming to Denver’s History Colorado Center Thomas Jefferson's Bible, a rare national treasure and a unique story of conservation, is coming to Denver, Colo., thanks to a partnership between History Colorado and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

The new History Colorado Cen...
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