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  • Ellis Island museum reopening aided by New Jersey company

    A new addition to Ellis Island's Immigration Museum is having its grand opening next week after numerous delays following the destruction of Superstorm Sandy. The Daily Record reports (http://dailyre.co/1Bm3CNl ) the Wednesday opening of the Peopling...
  • FedEx project reveals aging farmstead

    FedEx project reveals aging farmstead
    The farmstead sits in a woody oasis straddling East Allen and Allen townships, its only traces of antiquity are a disintegrating barn and a home cloaked in hungry vines. Yet that was enough to mark the 106-acre property dating back to the early 1800s as...
  • Brauer Museum of Art displays Andy Warhol's artwork

     Brauer Museum of Art displays Andy Warhol's artwork
    The Andy Warhol display at the Brauer Museum of Art began in the 1980s with only one piece — a large painting of a Campbell's soup can. "Originally we only had a soup can," Gloria Ruff, the associate curator and registrar of the museum, said....
  • Nearly century-old plane returns to Ohio

    A 1929 tri-motor airplane, part of a pair once flown by Amelia Earhart, landed back in Ohio just in time to take to the skies for Memorial Day weekend. The 5-AT-B Ford Tri-Motor airplane, historically known as the "City of Wichita," returned to the...
  • Memorial Day kicks off free museum admission for military personnel, families

    Memorial Day kicks off free museum admission for military personnel, families
    Memorial Day marks the start of free museum admission for members of the U.S. military and their families.  The 2015 Blue Star Museums program offers free general admission to select museums nationwide for U.S. active-duty military personnel and their...
  • Best of San Diego's Balboa Park

    There are few places more sublime than sunny San Diego, with its intoxicating mix of surf-frothed beaches, trendy cafes and, of course, Balboa Park. That 1,200-acre swath includes 16 museums, more than a dozen gardens, multiple theaters and the San...
  • Senior travelers attracted to Road Scholar program

    She is 84 and, much to her dismay, doesn't get around as well as before. Only rides her bike 15 miles a day, now. In her younger days, she would navigate a sailboat to far-flung locales such as the Baltic and South China seas, hike in Tibet and Egypt,...
  • It's in Hampton's budget: $110,039 for history museum programs, exhibits

    The Hampton History Museum regularly creates new exhibitions and schedules new programs to create an experiences that provides "context to the national historical narrative and current issues," according to the city's 2016 fiscal year budget. The museum...
  • Streetcars shaped the modern Peninsula

     Streetcars shaped the modern Peninsula
    Before the Peninsula's first electric streetcars began operating in the late 1800s, the process of getting from one locality to another was — especially by modern standards — painfully slow. Those who couldn't travel by boat had to go by...
  • B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legend

    Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, a free gathering that the legendary bluesman started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi. Performers this year include a country...
  • Beverly Heritage Center cuts ribbon; celebrates opening

    After more than 12 years, construction is complete at a local museum dedicated to the preservation of regional culture and history. The Beverly Heritage Center hosted guests for a ribbon cutting, after-hours reception and celebration at the museum on...