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Fri., September 4, 2015
6:00 am
(60 minutes)

Black Tom Shell; USS Olympia Glass; Front Street Blockhouse  

An artillery shell that may have been part of an attack on the U.S. during WWI; glass art that may depict a cruiser commanded by Commo. George Dewey; and a house that might have been used to guard against attacks during the French and Indian War.

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Fri., September 4, 2015
7:00 am
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John Adams Book; Mankato Spoon; NC-4: First Across the Atlantic  

A spoon that has an image of people hanging from a gallows; a book that might contain a John Adams inscription and signature; and a square of fabric that may be from the NC-4, a flying boat that was the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic.

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Fri., September 4, 2015
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Black Tom Shell; USS Olympia Glass; Front Street Blockhouse  

An artillery shell that may have been part of an attack on the U.S. during WWI; glass art that may depict a cruiser commanded by Commo. George Dewey; and a house that might have been used to guard against attacks during the French and Indian War.

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Fri., September 4, 2015
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

John Adams Book; Mankato Spoon; NC-4: First Across the Atlantic  

A spoon that has an image of people hanging from a gallows; a book that might contain a John Adams inscription and signature; and a square of fabric that may be from the NC-4, a flying boat that was the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic.