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Event Calendar

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Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians 1:00 pm
Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Using primary sources as well as replica artifacts created by Mattaponi Indians, students will learn about what life was like for Woodland Indians by examining the Algonquian speaking Powhatans in Virginia before the first English ...Continue Reading...
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Designing a World to Work for All 1:00 pm
Designing a World to Work for All
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Questions addressed: Is it possible to make the world work for 100% of humanity? Do we have the resources, technology and money to do it? How? This program also covers the book by the same ...Continue Reading...
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A Veteran’s Day Living History with Mr. Tracy Rowlett 10:00 am
A Veteran’s Day Living History with Mr. Tracy Rowlett
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
One time event! Help us celebrate veterans as our Oral Historian and Curator, Stephen Fagin, will interview Air Force Veteran and Journalist Tracy Rowlett. Mr. Rowlett was an award-winning Dallas/Fort Worth broadcast journalist for more ...Continue Reading...
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Invisible Ancestors: Ideas & Strategies for Recreating Their Stories 1:00 pm
Invisible Ancestors: Ideas & Strategies for Recreating Their Stories
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
[In collaboration with the Local History & Genealogy Reading Room] Many ancestors — early immigrants and pioneers, slaves, women, native peoples, and others — do not have compiled biographies and are invisible in the historical ...Continue Reading...
Invisible Ancestors: Ideas & Strategies for Recreating Their Stories 1:00 pm
Invisible Ancestors: Ideas & Strategies for Recreating Their Stories
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
[In collaboration with the Local History & Genealogy Reading Room] Many ancestors — early immigrants and pioneers, slaves, women, native peoples, and others — do not have compiled biographies and are invisible in the historical ...Continue Reading...
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The Egyptian Goddess & the Marble Masterpieces in the gardens of Hearst Castle 1:00 pm
The Egyptian Goddess & the Marble Masterpieces in the gardens of Hearst Castle
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Stroll through the gardens of Hearst Castle, and learn about the marble statuary, and sarcophagi located throughout the gardens. Gaze at the Egyptian Goddess Sekmet, and get an up-close look at the details carved in ...Continue Reading...
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Introduction to Wine Making 11:00 am
Introduction to Wine Making
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The talk will look at winemaking from growing grapes to drinking the result. As we examine the different stages of the process from vineyard to winery and then bottling and drinking, we’ll examine some of ...Continue Reading...
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Glacier Detectives 10:00 am
Glacier Detectives
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Through this interactive distance learning program students will learn why we have national parks, and be inspired by glaciers and ecosystems in Alaska. What is a glacier and how is it formed? As glacial detectives, ...Continue Reading...
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Mourning A President 9:30 am
Mourning A President
Nov 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Focused on the November 25, 1963 funeral and burial of President John F. Kennedy, Mourning a President explores how a grieving nation paid its respects. Elaborately planned over an intensive three-day time period, this was ...Continue Reading...
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The Homestead Act of 1862 1:00 pm
The Homestead Act of 1862
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Description:  The Homestead Act of 1862 impacted the United States in numerous ways. In this virtual lesson a Park Ranger will talk about how the Homestead Act of 1862 populated the west and the ...Continue Reading...
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Hearst Castle Series 4: The Egyptian Goddess & the Marble Masterpieces in the gardens of Hearst Castle 12:00 pm
Hearst Castle Series 4: The Egyptian Goddess & the Marble Masterpieces in the gardens of Hearst Castle
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Stroll through the gardens of Hearst Castle, and learn about the marble statuary, and sarcophagi located throughout the gardens. Gaze at the Egyptian Goddess Sekmet, and get an up-close look at the details carved in ...Continue Reading...
The Egyptian Goddess & the Marble Masterpieces in the gardens of Hearst Castle 1:00 pm
The Egyptian Goddess & the Marble Masterpieces in the gardens of Hearst Castle
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Stroll through the gardens of Hearst Castle, and learn about the marble statuary, and sarcophagi located throughout the gardens. Gaze at the Egyptian Goddess Sekmet, and get an up-close look at the details carved in ...Continue Reading...
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Building of the Transcontinental Railroad : Uniting a Country 10:00 am
Building of the Transcontinental Railroad : Uniting a Country
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
One day, in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln sitting at his desk in the White House in Washington DC , signed a document that fixed the eastern terminus of the proposed rail route at Omaha, Nebraska ...Continue Reading...
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The Things They Carried: Vietnam Memorial Collection 1:00 pm
The Things They Carried: Vietnam Memorial Collection
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn about the Vietnam War, discuss questions of war and peace, and view objects left in remembrance at the Vietnam Memorial on the National Mall since 1982. From swords to draft cards, these objects represent ...Continue Reading...

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