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New African American Civil War Museum Opens Today

In the District, the African American Civil War Museum is set to reopen today at a new location.

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Manassas Businesses Pin Hopes on Civil War Sesquicentennial

The Civil War started with the First Battle of Manassas. Next week, the town commemorates the 150th anniversary of the battle, and this could bring a lot more attention to city than it has received in generations.

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FBI Probing Document Thefts From Md. Historical Society

An attempted theft at the Maryland Historical Society has touched off a national investigation. Federal officials are now checking to see if the suspects have taken documents from other museums and archives.

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African American Civil War Museum To Hold Grand Opening

The African American Civil War Museum is reopening in a new location in D.C. to give it more space for exhibits and programs.

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Washington Blade Archiving Decades Of Gay Rights History In Photos

The Washington Blade has been documenting the gay community in the D.C. area for 42 years. It's one of the nation's oldest gay newspapers, and now it's trying to preserve thousands of historic photographs.

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Arlington Co. Aims to Save Historic Garden Apartments

The Arlington County Board is getting ready to approve a comprehensive list of historic commercial and apartment buildings. It's the first such list to be created anywhere in the region.

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July 4th Festivities Hint At Coming Civil War Celebration In Manassas

Residents in the city of Manassas in Northern Virginia say last weekend's July Fourth holiday had a special buzz to it, mainly because of the city's coming commemoration of the start of the Civil War later this month.

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