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The No. 2857 bus – The vehicle of victory is being exhibited in Dearborn

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, an American activist, rejected bus driver James F. Blake’s order to vacate a row of four

Jim Crow Museum – The place of racist memorabilia in Big Rapids

The museum, displays a wide variety of everyday artifacts depicting the history of racist portrayals of African Americans in American popular culture. Also displays books, signs, tickets, brochures

Saltair Pavilion – The great former resort in Magna

The first Saltair, completed in 1893, was jointly owned by a corporation associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Salt Lake &

Prince – The first performance of the musical innovator in Minneapolis

An American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and director. Regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation, he worked across multiple genres and often played

Amber alert – The notification system for missing children is born in Arlington

A child abduction emergency alert is a message distributed by a child abduction alert system to ask the public for help in finding abducted children. Amber alerts

Benjamin Franklin – The birthplace of the “First American” in Boston

A polymath, he was writer, printer, politician, scientist, inventor and diplomat. Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a scientist, he

Black Hawk Statue – The Eternal Indian stands in Oregon

A 14.6 meter sculpture by Lorado Taft located in Lowden State Park. Dedicated in 1911, the statue is perched over the Rock River overlooking the city. The

1720 Cristofori fortepiano – The world’s oldest surviving piano is being exhibited in New York

The piano was one of the earliest creations by Bartolomeo Cristofori, the inventor of the piano. The very first piano made by Cristofori in 1700 is no

Rickenbacker Electro A-22 – The first commercially available electric guitar is being exhibited in Vermillion

George Beauchamp created the “Frying Pan” in 1931, and it was subsequently manufactured by Rickenbacker Electro. The instrument Rickenbacker Electro A-22 earned its nickname because its circular

Voynich manuscript – The mysterious document of the many hypotheses in New Haven

The manuscript is an illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown writing system. The vellum on which it is written has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century.

Lockheed Constellation – The Star of the Skies is being exhibited in Kansas City

The propeller-driven, four-engine airliner built by Lockheed Corporation between 1943 and 1958 at Burbank, California. Lockheed built 856 in numerous models—all with the same triple-tail design and

International UFO Museum and Research Center – The location of the UFO history in Roswell

Museum is focused largely on the Roswell Crash and later supposed UFO incidents. It was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit educational organization and is located in

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