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Theme for the week: Colonial & Early American Cities Date: January 13-31,  2020 The first-ever U.S. presidential election occurred from December 15, 1788, to January 10, 1789. George Washington won unanimously and stayed in office for the next 8 years. In celebration of this period in our history, the
January 13, 2020 • Ben Andrews
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Theme for the week:  Land Use, Land Cover and Vegetation Date:  December 2-20, 2019 Do you ever wonder what the other side of the world looks like? There could be a huge difference between what you see outside your window and what someone sees when they are states
November 27, 2019 • Virginia Parra
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Theme for the week: World Landmarks Date November 12 – 27, 2019 Come take a spin around the globe by visiting our Map Collection room. During this feature we will be presenting maps that show selected famed and well-known world landmarks on every continent. On display, there will be
November 12, 2019 • Ben Andrews
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Theme for the week: Wilderness Areas Date: August 5-23, 2019 Wilderness Areas are designated federal lands appointed by Congress. Their main objective is to reserve areas in which nature can prosper without any disturbance. The Wilderness Act of 1964 paved the way for this to occur. Now the USDA
August 2, 2019 • Virginia Parra
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Theme for the week: The Moon Landing Quinquagenary Date July 16 – August 2, 2019 “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” -Neil Armstrong Fifty years ago Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two people to step foot on the
July 16, 2019 • Ben Andrews