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Boston Herald
Trump puts shrinking base before healingWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, increasingly isolated, appears caught in a
Boston Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, increasingly isolated, appears caught in a cycle of anger and provocation as he pushes wider the nation’s long-standing racial and cultural divide to solidify his dwindling base of populist political support. The... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Gustav Stickley III visits his famous grandfather's Syracuse homehow much," Stickley said Thursday outside his grandfather's 117-year-old home a
The Post-Standard / Posted 8 hours ago
how much," Stickley said Thursday outside his grandfather's 117-year-old home at 438 Columbus Ave. "I knew he was somebody of importance." Stickley, 85, of Red Hook in Dutchess County, returned to his grandfather's home to watch the start of its... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mennello Museum offers new memberships — for petsPolly wanna Picasso? Can Mittens see the Monet? Orlando’s Mennello Museum of A
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Polly wanna Picasso? Can Mittens see the Monet? Orlando’s Mennello Museum of American Art is offering memberships for pets — the first museum in the state to do so. The new program kicks off with a “Yappy Hour” on Friday. No one actually expects... Read more
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Breitbart
Next on Liberals’ List for Destruction: Confederate Carvings at Stone Mountain MemorialAs fights over Confederate monuments continue across the country, liberals are
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
As fights over Confederate monuments continue across the country, liberals are again gearing up to force the state of Georgia to destroy the giant carvings of three Confederate Civil War generals on the side of state-owned Stone Mountain. This week,... Read more
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express
Desperate Kim Jong-un EXECUTES starving conscription forces engaging in religious freedomsservice. The report said: “Most conscientious objectors refused military servi
express / Posted 2 days ago
service. The report said: “Most conscientious objectors refused military service for religious reasons. “The number of conscientious objectors refusing military service for nonreligious reasons is also on the rise, according to local NGOs,... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Historically speaking: Political courageBruce Rauner’s veto and pass a state budget that included a tax hike are a rece
Bureau County Republican / Posted 2 days ago
Bruce Rauner’s veto and pass a state budget that included a tax hike are a recent case in point. Depending on your point of view, you may see their vote as an unforgivable sin or an act of political courage that rescued the state’s social... Read more
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Daily Mail
U.S. Navy 'spy' ship Kim Jong-Un is holding hostageand North Korean signals when it was taken in what Navy was adamant was interna
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and North Korean signals when it was taken in what Navy was adamant was international waters The Pueblo Crisis was one of the tensest moments between the reclusive Communist regime in North Korea and the U.S. until recent weeks, but was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Facing criticism, Berkshire Museum defends sale planPittsfield, Mass. Cultural institutions normally bask in the sort of widesprea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
Pittsfield, Mass. Cultural institutions normally bask in the sort of widespread attention paid to big projects such as what followed the Berkshire Museum's announcement last month of a two-years-in-the-making, $60 million "reinvention plan" that... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chester Martin Remembers Medallic Sculptor Irving MazzeThis story will not seem to relate much to Chattanooga, but I promise you it sh
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
This story will not seem to relate much to Chattanooga, but I promise you it should interest all local collectors of art objects, and each and every aspiring young Chattanooga artist. I hope it will trickle back to that latter group through their... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
August 6, 2017township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt. • NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt. • NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the village office, 9435 Beech St., New Lothrop. • ST. CHARLES VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the council... Read more
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Daily Press
Q&A with Fort Monroe executive director Glenn Oderon flowers or chatting with a Fort Monroe resident. And that’s just on the way
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
on flowers or chatting with a Fort Monroe resident. And that’s just on the way to work. Oder became executive director of the Fort Monroe Authority on Sept. 1, 2011, two weeks before the Army decommissioned the base. Since then, he has played... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The cheapest destinations for a long-haul city breakto new research that shows a marked interest in city breaks in far-flung destin
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
to new research that shows a marked interest in city breaks in far-flung destinations. In response to this, the Post Office has compiled data on which cities are the most affordable for British travellers. Bangkok, Tokyo and Beijing were... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Community calendar: festivals, fairs and moresupport Pike Market Childcare and Preschool encouraged (pikeplacemarket.org).Ki
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
support Pike Market Childcare and Preschool encouraged (pikeplacemarket.org).Kitsap Wine Festival PLAN AHEAD Celebration of food and wine benefiting the Olympic College Alumni Association with music, food, games, wine and beer, 2-5 p.m. Aug. 12,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Virtually impossible: Imagining an end to footballIt is hard to imagine the end of professional football — the big stadiums in Ba
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
It is hard to imagine the end of professional football — the big stadiums in Baltimore and other cities used for something else (soccer matches, concerts, giant flea markets), and the hyper-commercial machine of the National Football League left for... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado Day, Great American Beer Festival and more: 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, August 1DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, August 1.
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
DENVER – Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Tuesday, August 1. 1. Rep. Mike Coffman hosting town hall in Henderson Tuesday U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman will host a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at Prairie View High School in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Museum's Plan To Sell 40 Works Has Art World Up In ArmsA museum in Western Massachusettts has found itself as the focus of a recurrent
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 days ago
A museum in Western Massachusettts has found itself as the focus of a recurrent discussion in the art world: Is it ever okay for a museum to sell some of its works for financial reasons? For Van Shields, executive director of the Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Museum's Plan To Sell 40 Works Has Art World Up In Armsasset." Above, an exhibit at the museum in 2003. A museum in Western Massachus
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
asset." Above, an exhibit at the museum in 2003. A museum in Western Massachusettts has found itself as the focus of a recurrent discussion in the art world: Is it ever okay for a museum to sell some of its works for financial... Read more
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The News & Observer
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics disputemuseum has come under intense national and local pressure after announcing earl
The News & Observer / Posted 18 days ago
museum has come under intense national and local pressure after announcing earlier in the month that it is selling 40 works of art, including two by Normal Rockwell, the illustrator who called the region home for the last 30-plus years of his life.... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
FOX Carolina / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
Greenwich Time / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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The News-Times
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
The News-Times / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute-- A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 18 days ago
-- A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
Darien News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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International Business Times
Should a museum sell off its artefacts just to pay the bills? A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by il
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
The New Canaan News / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
— A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the collection to pay the bills. The Berkshire Museum in... Read more
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Crosscut
A road trip across Washington State comes to an endby Matt Mills McKnight Anyone expecting a sea change in state politics is boun
Crosscut / Posted 19 days ago
by Matt Mills McKnight Anyone expecting a sea change in state politics is bound to be disappointed, even if, in the wake of last year’s divisive presidential election, some might hope for one. The Puget Sound region and Eastern Washington are... Read more
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The Mercury News
How an Oakland cemetery became a popular parkOAKLAND — A small group of teenagers are drinking beer and lounging around the
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
OAKLAND — A small group of teenagers are drinking beer and lounging around the 128-year-old granite Crocker Monument. From this post atop a windswept hill, the group has an enormous view of the bay, downtown San Francisco and the Oakland... Read more
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Arts Journal
Selling a RockwellIn my latest Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column, I sound off on the Berkshi
Arts Journal / Posted 21 days ago
In my latest Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column, I sound off on the Berkshire Museum’s planned sale of important works from its permanent collection. Here’s an excerpt. Norman Rockwell’s greatest painting is being hijacked—by the museum that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Victoria Vaughan, CHA worker who backed education in native Saipan, dies at 84World War II was the beginning of the end of an idyllic childhood growing up on
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
World War II was the beginning of the end of an idyllic childhood growing up on the Pacific island of Saipan for Victoria Vaughan, who had just turned 11 when war came to her home. "My world was defined, safe, and secure," recalled Vaughan, in an... Read more
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Boston Globe
Berkshire Museum draws fire for plan to sell artwork, including two Norman RockwellsMuseum in Pittsfield is drawing fire after it announced this month that it plan
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Museum in Pittsfield is drawing fire after it announced this month that it plans to sell 40 artworks — including two by American master Norman Rockwell — to help fund a $60 million reinvention plan, bolstering its endowment and renovating the... Read more
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Arts Journal
“Public Trust” Bust: Berkshire Museum to Jettison 40 Works (including 2 artist-donated Rockwells) UPDATEDmindset seems to be driving the deplorable decision by the Berkshire Museum, Pi
Arts Journal / Posted 23 days ago
mindset seems to be driving the deplorable decision by the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA, to monetize, in a series of Sotheby’s auctions, some 40 artworks in its collection, including Rockwell’s “Shuffleton’s Barbershop” and “Shaftsbury... Read more
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Arts Journal
Berkshire Museum Disposables: Bierstadts, Bouguereaus, Calders, Church, Inness, “George Washington”Other highlights leaving the building include Church‘s “Valley of the Santa Ysa
Arts Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Other highlights leaving the building include Church‘s “Valley of the Santa Ysabel,” 1875, and Bierstadt‘s “Connecticut River Valley, Claremont, New Hampshire,” 1868: Albert Bierstadt, “Connecticut River Value, Claremont, New Hampshire,” 1868 The... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Art outdoors: A wide array of sculpture can found across Northwest FloridaIf you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, t
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
If you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, think again. Here in Northwest Florida, where residents spend as much time outdoors as possible, sculptures are a part of the landscape. You just have to know where to... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Art outdoors: A wide array of sculpture can found across Northwest FloridaIf you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, t
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
If you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, think again. Here in Northwest Florida, where residents spend as much time outdoors as possible, sculptures are a part of the landscape. You just have to know where to... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Art outdoors: A wide array of sculpture can found across Northwest FloridaIf you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, t
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
If you think that art is something reserved for museums and stuffy galleries, think again. Here in Northwest Florida, where residents spend as much time outdoors as possible, sculptures are a part of the landscape. You just have to know where to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
An American tourist in LondonAfter the March knife attack outside the British Parliament and the Manchester
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
After the March knife attack outside the British Parliament and the Manchester bombing in May, Bernard Donoghue, director of London's Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, said that the organization noticed a slight dip in visits to central... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tom Sawyer with a revolver?to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansio
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansion while playing a live-action version of the board game "Clue." The idea came up in a museum staff meeting about five years ago, when someone mentioned the house... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' gameto the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansio
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansion while playing a live-action version of the board game "Clue." The idea came up in a museum staff meeting about five years ago, when someone mentioned the house... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Mark Twain house tour has live 'Clue' gameto the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author’s mansio
Calgary Sun / Posted 27 days ago
to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author’s mansion while playing a live-action version of the board game “Clue.” The idea came up in a museum staff meeting about five years ago, when someone mentioned the house... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' gameto the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansio
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansion while playing a live-action version of the board game "Clue." The idea came up in a museum staff meeting about five years ago, when someone mentioned the house... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' gameto the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansio
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford can now tour the author's mansion while playing a live-action version of the board game "Clue." The idea came up in a museum staff meeting about five years ago, when someone mentioned the house... Read more
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