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Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 6:22 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Exhibit Highlights Jamestown's Legacy

Exhibit Highlights Jamestown's Legacy

Featured artifacts include an American-made saber engraved with the year 1776, a trunk owned by a Continental Navy shipbuilder and examples of 18th-century Virginia currency. Read »

Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Black History

B&O Railroad Museum Celebrates Black History

The B&O Railroad is gearing up to celebrate Black History Month with a new exhibit detailing the contributions of African Americans in the railroad industry. Read »

Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Year of the Snake in Baltimore

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum. Read »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:52 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition'

'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition'

The spectacular exhibition from Vegas includes a full-scale replica of the Grand Staircase and 300+ artifacts from the ship's debris field. Read »

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Street Named Elfreth's Alley

A Street Named Elfreth's Alley

Tour of one of the oldest residential streets in America, Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A 19th-Century Christmas at Winterthur

A 19th-Century Christmas at Winterthur

Experience the early 19th-century beginnings of an American Christmas at Winterthurs Yuletide Winter Tour that features a winter garden, tree lightings and room displays. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:24 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Hands-On History at Constitution Center

Hands-On History at Constitution Center

Immerse yourself in the past at Philly's interactive history museum, the National Constitution Center. Read »

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Paper in the Spotlight at Book Arts Fair

Get inspired at this years Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair in Silver Spring, a three-day event showcasing fine art prints, book art and demos. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:32 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Va.'s Oldest Home: Bacon's Castle

Va.'s Oldest Home: Bacon's Castle

Take a tour of Virginia's oldest brick dwelling and 17th-century gardens at Bacon's Castle in Surry, Va. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Late-Night Bash at B'more Museum of Art

Late-Night Bash at B'more Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art reopens its Contemporary Wing with a weekend of celebration. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.