Rare English Coin Found After Almost 400 Years At Early Maryland SettlementA silver coin found in Maryland after almost 400 years provided a big clue for archaeologists searching for St. Mary's Fort -- one of the earliest English settlements in the New World.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lies In State At US Capitol; Mourners Pay Respect OutsideThe late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extraordinary life.
Historic Francis Scott Key Buoy Placed For SeasonIt's an annual tradition: commemorating the spot where the author of the national anthem was when he wrote The Star Spangled Banner.
Smithsonian Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Ruby Slippers Smithsonian officials are starting a fundraising campaign to repair and preserve Dorothy's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz."
Smithsonian Exhibits Documents, Early Recordings From BellThe National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the first exhibit is focused on early sound recording.
Lawmakers Restart Push For New Latino Museum In D.C.A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.
Smithsonian To Add Covered Wagon At History MuseumThe Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is installing a covered wagon from its collection to show more of its objects on the museum floor in Washington.
Lawyer Pens Book On Political Conventions HistoryLike a lot of lawyers, Stan M. Haynes loves to read American history. Unlike most lawyers, Haynes loves it so much he's written a book about it.
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