Cultural history museums

In a 2017 photo, a Wabanaki-made birch canoe that was carbon-dated to the 1700s is seen hanging in a barn behind the Pejepscot Historical Society museum in Brunswick, Maine. The canoe, possibly the oldest such canoe in existence, has been removed for conservation and will go on display inside the museum as early as this fall. (Pejepscot Historical Society/Larissa Vigue Picard via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 12:34 pm
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest-known Native American birch-bark canoes will go on display at a Maine historical society museum, possibly as early as this fall, after spending three decades in a barn. Carbon dating by the Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick shows the Wabanaki canoe...
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In a 2017 photo, a Wabanaki-made birch canoe that was carbon-dated to the 1700s is seen hanging in a barn behind the Pejepscot Historical Society museum in Brunswick, Maine. The canoe, possibly the oldest such canoe in existence, has been removed for conservation and will go on display inside the museum as early as this fall. (Pejepscot Historical Society/Larissa Vigue Picard via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 10:57 am
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest-known Native American birch-bark canoes will go on display at a Maine historical society museum, possibly as early as this fall. Carbon dating by the Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick shows the Wabanaki canoe was likely made in the mid-1700s. Museum...
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In a 2017 photo, a Wabanaki-made birch canoe that was carbon-dated to the 1700s is seen hanging in a barn behind the Pejepscot Historical Society museum in Brunswick, Maine. The canoe, possibly the oldest such canoe in existence, has been removed for conservation and will go on display inside the museum as early as this fall. (Pejepscot Historical Society/Larissa Vigue Picard via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 10:43 am
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest-known Native American birch-bark canoes will go on display at a Maine historical society museum, possibly as early as this fall. Carbon dating by the Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick shows the Wabanaki canoe was likely made in the mid-1700s. Museum...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 6, 2017 file photo tourists take photographs the Herod Atticus theater and Parthenon temple atop of Acropolis hill during a three-hour work stoppage in Athens. The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a two-day strike. The ministry workers' union says it took its decision following a meeting late Wednesday July 26, 2017, with Greece's Culture Minister, who, it said, took a "responsible" approach to employees' demands. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
July 27, 2017 - 9:30 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a planned two-day strike. The ministry workers' union says it took its decision following a meeting late Wednesday with Greece's culture...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 6, 2017 file photo tourists take photographs the Herod Atticus theater and Parthenon temple atop of Acropolis hill during a three-hour work stoppage in Athens. The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a two-day strike. The ministry workers' union says it took its decision following a meeting late Wednesday July 26, 2017, with Greece's Culture Minister, who, it said, took a "responsible" approach to employees' demands. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
July 26, 2017 - 11:07 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A two-day strike by Greek Culture Ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend at the height of the tourist season. But the strike will not affect the Acropolis Museum outside the ancient...
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Visitors have their ticket scanned as they wait in line outside the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the National Mall in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017. The hottest ticket in Washington right now is for the new museum, where thousands of tickets are snapped up each month within minutes of being released, a full seven months after the museum opened. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 01, 2017 - 2:36 pm
The hottest ticket in Washington, D.C., right now? It's for the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, where thousands of tickets are snapped up each month within minutes of being released, a full seven months after the museum opened. The 750 passes released each day...
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This Tuesday, April 18, 2017 photo, shows the unfinished museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, in Latrun, Israel. Two years after Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the project. The story of the 1.5 million Jews who fought the Nazis -- and the 250,000 who died in battle -- has long been lost in Israel amid the larger tragedy of the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
April 24, 2017 - 2:22 am
LATRUN, Israel (AP) — Two years after Israel's prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project. The story of the 1.5 million Jews who fought the...
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