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ECW Weekender: Emancipation Memorial

Thinking about heading to Washington D.C. this month or in the near future to study African American history? While the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a highlight and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is another … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Watching History

It’s pretty cold out there. And that might be an understatement for the freezing, subzero polar conditions some states are experiencing. If you’re feeling like staying close to home this weekend, maybe you’d like to watch some history from the … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Upcoming Events in Prince William County

In Virginia and looking for some special historic events in February with a focus on African American experiences during the 19th Century? Prince William County Historic Preservation Division is offering some fantastic opportunities to check out their sites during the … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: The Huntington Library

While we’re talking about primary sources, this is a great moment to share about a site you’ll definitely want to visit if you’re in Southern California. The Huntington Library in San Marino, California (near Pasadena and Los Angeles) is often … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Looking For Artifacts and Primary Sources?

We were looking around the ECW Blog Archives and came across this post from 2016 by Kristopher White. Since we’re talking about primary sources – ones to read and where to find others – it seemed like a good time … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Wisconsin Veterans Museum

While home for the holidays in Wisconsin, I always try to do something historic like visit a museum, explore a city, or go to a brewery. This year, with the World War I centennial and the newly released documentary, They … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Looking for a Civil War Museum in New York?

Since the wintry weather continues for a few more months, we thought we’d kick off 2019’s weekender posts with a feature from the ECW Archives. Echoes Through Time Learning Center in Springville, New York, offers a hands-on look at Civil … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Visit Your Local Library (And Set Some Goals)

Do you ever get to the end of the year and feel enthusiastically ready to make goals for the next 365 days? For our last weekender post of 2019, we thought it would be fun to share something different – … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Christmas at Ellwood

Raise your hand if you went to Ellwood Manor with us during the Chancellorsville Tour at the 2018 ECW Symposium? Now, imagine that wonderfully restored 19th Century home decked for the holidays and filled with music and laughter. Sound intriguing … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Will You Place A Wreath?

“Their character, their sacrifice is not just our of the past. It’s our future. And the foundation of this country was built on the lives of those men and women that we choose to honor.” On December 15, 2018, approximately … Continue reading

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