D.C. is filled to the brim with awesome events to attend year-round! And here are some historical events you should definitely check out!
Washington, D.C., is an amazing place -- great food, cool places, nice people, and intriguing, unique events that let visitors peel back the pages of history and see the past in a whole new light. Here are some historical events that might appeal to your inner history buff!
Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution
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Courtesy of Anderson House (Facebook)[/caption] When:
Now through September 16 Where:
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for more details The Society of the Cincinnati's "Alexander Hamilton's American Revolution" recounts the life of the influential and infamous Alexander Hamilton! The exhibit traces Hamilton's life from his origins as a poor immigrant teenager to his death and everything in between. You won't want to miss the chance to see his story through manuscripts, artifacts, rare books, and art pieces!
1968: Civil Rights at 50
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Now through January 2, 2019 Where:
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for more details Immerse yourself in the Newseum's "1968: Civil Rights at 50" exhibit and learn about the events that shaped the Civil Rights Movement! You'll be able to see historic images and print news artifacts as they trace Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, the Orangeburg massacre, D.C.'s Poor People Campaign, and so much more. You'll walk away knowing so much more about the facets of a movement that changed the face of the United States!
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Courtesy of Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (Facebook)[/caption] When:
Now through January 18, 2022 Where:
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for more details Delve into the Native American identity and its connection to the United States' identity with the help of the National Museum of the American Indian's "Americans" exhibit! It's safe to say, you'll leave this event looking at the Native American culture in a different way than before!
Titanic: The Untold Story
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Now through January 6, 2019 Where:
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for more details Feast on unknown information about the renowned ship with the National Geographic Museum's "Titanic
: The Untold Story"! We've all heard the story of the doomed Titanic
, but did you ever hear about the link between the Cold War and the ship's discovery at the bottom of the sea? Are you thinking of attending any of these events? Which one sounds the most interesting to you? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!