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Officials Promise New Mexico History Museum Will Be ‘World Class’

Officials Promise New Mexico History Museum Will Be ‘World Class’Get ready to experience New Mexico like you've never experienced it before, officials say, when the New Mexico History Museum officially opens in historic downtown Santa Fe on Memorial Day Weekend 2009.

The 96,000-square-foot, world-class cultural institution will open its doors to the public May 24 to unveil a state-of-the-art, immersive interactive exhibition set to cast new light on how history can be learned, and redefine the modern history museum.
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New Truths About Deadwood's 1800s Chinese Community Unveiled

New Truths About Deadwood's 1800s Chinese Community Unveiled The truth about Deadwood's hidden Chinese community during the late 1800s is revealed in a exhibition called "Digging Deadwood: Understanding Chinatown" now open to the public at The Adams Museum in Deadwood, South Dakota.

The exhibit tells the story ...
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Discover the Real Story of Deadwood at the Adams Museum and House

Discover the Real Story of Deadwood at the Adams Museum and House The popular HBO TV series Deadwood did much to create spark a renewed interest by viewers in the Black Hills gold rush town of the 1870s, and the gunfighters, miners, gamblers, and even Old West legends such as Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok, who...
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Los Angeles' Southwest Museum of the American Indian Celebrates 100 Years With Cake, Punch and Controversy

Los Angeles' Southwest Museum of the American Indian Celebrates 100 Years With Cake, Punch and Controversy

With an abundance of two-layered birthday cake, gallons of punch, an American Indian hoop dancer, and a trio performing the music of early Spanish California -- the Sunday afternoon party on Oct. 21, 2007, proved to be a perfectly grand way of celebr...

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Buffalo Bill Historical Center Now a Smithsonian Affiliate

Buffalo Bill Historical Center Now a Smithsonian Affiliate The Buffalo Bill Historical Center (BBHC) has announced it is now affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, nine research centers, and the National Zoo.

Laura Hans...
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