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Historical Objects and Exhibits of the National Museum of American History

National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C. (2013) - 03

The National Museum of American History collects the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. The museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution and located on the National Mall.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the National Museum of American History include:

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“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

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