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New Exhibit Opens Lincoln Museum’s 10th Anniversary

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — “Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865” opened November 22 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum as part of the museum’s 10th anniversary celebration. The exhibit, which runs through 2015, also commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s end and Lincoln’s death. The exhibit is mounted in collaboration with the Chicago History Museum and…


Longwood Gardens Unveils $90 Million Improvement Plan

KENNETT SQUARE, Pennsylvania — Longwood Gardens has embarked on a series of major improvements to its 83-year-old Main Fountain Garden. The $90-million project will include the restoration of the original limestone reliefs and fountains throughout the five-acre garden; replacement of the fountains’ electric and plumbing infrastructure with 21st-century systems; new water choreography, which will include…

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North Dakota Heritage Center Finishes Expansion

  BISMARCK, North Dakota — The final two galleries in the $52 million expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum were opened in ceremonies on November 2 in conjunction with the state’s 125th anniversary. The Inspiration Gallery: Yesterday and Today features exhibits from the 1800s to today, while the Governors Gallery, which…



Shrine Reopens with John Paul II Exhibit

The St. John Paul II National Shrine and Cultural Center reopened on October 22 with a new permanent exhibit, “A Gift of Love: The Life of St. John Paul II.”



Christian Author Announces Travel Dates and Locations

Christian author and motivational speaker, Beth Moore, has announced the 2015 dates and locations for her annual “Living Proof Live” tour.



Museum of the Bible Starts Construction

Four blocks southwest of the U.S. Capitol, officials started construction on the Museum of the Bible, a high-tech museum set to open in fall 2017.



Downton Abbey Costumes Coming to Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate will play host to an exhibition that highlights fashions from the popular television series “Downton Abbey.”



Silver Dollar City Expanding for 2015

With the opening next spring of the $8 million Fireman’s Landing, Silver Dollar City will substantially increase the park’s attractions, with 10 new family adventures.


New Facilities Give Alaskan Visitors Close-Up Views of Wildlife

Visitors can get a closer look at wildlife on new boardwalks and viewing stations at two Alaskan facilities.



Going On Faith Conference Attendees Reflect On Experience

Three Going On Faith Conference delegates give details on what they thought of the faith-based travel conference in Cabarrus County.