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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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National Archives To Show Constitution’s Fifth Page

The National Archives says it plans to display the so-called “fifth page” of the U.S. Constitution for the first time to celebrate the document’s 225th anniversary next week.

09/13/2012

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The History Of July 4th

4th of July means barbeques and fireworks. But it’s also arguably the most important day in our country’s history. Learn why.

06/18/2012

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Traveling Library Of Congress Nearing Tour’s End

A traveling exhibit of the Library of Congress is pulling into Urbana as it nears the end of a yearlong tour of more than 30 states.

09/16/2011

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Never Too Late: Declaration Signers Being Honored

It’s William Whipple’s turn to be recognized.

07/03/2011