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Bringing Archives Sleepover Activities to the Classroom

This summer we welcomed children ages 8-12 and their accompanying adult to our History, Heroes, and Treasures sleepover at the National Archives in Washington, DC.  Our guests not only slept in the museum with our nation’s founding documents, but also took part in … Continue reading

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Summer Programs in DC: Cursive, Immigration, July 4th, Genealogy, Magna Carta and a Sleepover!

If you’ll be near Washington, DC, join us for our upcoming programs and professional development opportunities. Magna Carta Family Day Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta!  Meet Eileen Cameron and Doris Ettlinger, the author and illustrator of … Continue reading

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Explorer’s Night at the Archives: A History Sleepover

During our second history overnight, more than 100 guests participated in hands-on activities, visited with historical personalities—and enjoyed pancakes! Continue reading

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History, Heroes, & Treasures: Recap of the Rotunda Sleepover and Activities

A recap of the first Rotunda sleepover and activities that can be used in your classroom. Continue reading

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