american-history

american history

Doing American History Wrong: How I Won at Independence Hall
March 17, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Philadelphia. Everyone else was hot and bothered to see the birthplace of American democracy. I was excited to see the science museums: The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Science, The Mutter and Independence Hall. (You read right on that last one.  Keep going…) Next month, April […]

Labor Day! Fun For The Long Weekend At HMNS
August 30, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Monday is Labor Day – and you know what that means, right? LONG WEEKEND. In case you’re wondering how to fill the long hours between Friday afternoon and Tuesday morning, here’s a list of the top ten weekend experiences you can have with the family at HMNS all weekend long. That’s right – we’re open […]

On the Eleventh Day of HMNS…Odyssey Through Indian Country
December 22, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

War bonnets on display in The Quest for High Bear. Imagine this: it’s the 1920s and you’re a five year old Texan. Though young, you’ve already heard endless tales of your family’s pioneer history – the legend and the reality mingle freely in your heart. Your biggest dream is to one day meet one of the tales’ most fascinating characters […]



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