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4:38pm

Thu March 20, 2014
pride of baltimore ii-maryland day

Md. Historical Society and Pride II celebrates Maryland Day

Pride of Baltimore II
Credit wikipedia.org

The Maryland Historical Society is proudly celebrating Maryland Day with the ship Pride of Baltimore II and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine on Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

The Pride of Baltimore II is making a special voyage on Monday, March 24 from Fort McHenry in Baltimore to the City Dock in Annapolis.

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3:23pm

Sun February 23, 2014
african-american history

WESM-FM wraps up Black History Month with 2 special programs

Credit PRX

Closing out Black History Month, WESM presents 2 special programs: Re:Defining Black History and Suite History - Four Jazz Composers and the African-American Odyssey (original air date: Sunday, Feb. 23 at 4 pm and 5 pm respectively).

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2:55pm

Wed February 5, 2014
African-American History Month Programs

African American History Month programs at the museums of the state of Delaware, February 2014

Samuel D. Burris
Credit Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

Thru July 31, 2014

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4:02pm

Fri January 17, 2014
national women's history month

National Women’s History Month events planned for Delaware museums in March

Harriet Tubman will be one of the women celebrated in this year's National Women's History month.
Credit Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

DOVER, Del. -- During the month of March, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 15 special programs at the state of Delaware's six museums. Ten of these programs will be presented in celebration of National Women's History Month.

Highlights include A Woman's World, a series of programs that explore the daily responsibilities of 18th-century women and the domestic skills that they were expected to possess.  A Women's World programs will take place at the John Dickenson Plantation in Dover.

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2:50pm

Wed January 15, 2014
American Civil War Museum

Marriage to create American Civil War Museum in Va

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new museum in Richmond that will marry the collections of two Civil War museums has a name.

The American Civil War Museum will be built along the James River at the site of the Tredegar Iron Works, where much of the South's cannons were forged during the Civil War. The name was announced Wednesday by The Museum of the Confederacy and The American Civil War Center.

The name choice was based on market research and discussions among museum leaders.

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