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Ben-Franklin

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Ben Franklin, not Daniel Boone, first popularized the coonskin cap during his exploits in France while there rallying support for the American colonists’ revolt.

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9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

12:45 pm Sarah Winchester: A Reluctant Heiress

The story of the eccentric heiress to the Winchester arms fortune and the owner of one of the most mysterious homes ever built.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

2:30 pm The Flight Nurse

Second Lieutenant Reba Z. Whittle, the only American nurse captured and imprisoned by the Germans during WWII, tells of her experiences in a German POW camp.

Location
1st Floor Theater

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

11:00 am SECOND SATURDAY Family Day

“Medieval History”

What do a medieval knight and a Star Wars Storm Trooper have in common? We will have live walking and talking examples of each for you to meet from 12 to 2 p.m. Join us for medieval-themed performances, crafts and countless hands-on discovery objects, all designed to give you a glimpse into life during the Middle Ages.

9:00 am Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II

March 2 – April 14, 2013

Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.

Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.

This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”

12:00 pm Roseanna McCoy

The “Juliet of the Mountains” tells the story of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud that took place along the border between Kentucky and West Virginia.

Location
1st Floor Theater

3:30 pm Sarah Winchester: A Reluctant Heiress

The story of the eccentric heiress to the Winchester arms fortune and the owner of one of the most mysterious homes ever built.

Location
1st Floor Theater

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3:45 pm The Flight Nurse

Second Lieutenant Reba Z. Whittle, the only American nurse captured and imprisoned by the Germans during WWII, tells of her experiences in a German POW camp.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

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1:30 pm Roseanna McCoy

The “Juliet of the Mountains” tells the story of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud that took place along the border between Kentucky and West Virginia.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

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3:15 pm The Spy of the Cumberland

Pauline Cushman, one of the boldest spies of the American Civil War, describes her exploits behind enemy lines.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

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2:00 pm 2nd Floor Highlights Tour

Join one of our Historic Interpreters for a brief walk through the 2nd Floor American collection.

Location
2nd Floor Landing

3:30 pm Sarah Winchester: A Reluctant Heiress

The story of the eccentric heiress to the Winchester arms fortune and the owner of one of the most mysterious homes ever built.

Location
1st Floor Theatre

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