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Hometown History

Hometown History

Hometown History

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Sure you learned in school about Boston's Tea Party and Chicago's Great Fire. But did you know the country's first female senator hailed from Bakersville, Tenn.? Or that Rigby, Idaho, calls itself the birthplace of the television? What's your town famous for?

Guests:

Faith Libelo
*Member of Colonel Tench Tilghman chapter of the DAR
*Chairwoman of Maryland DAR's Madonna of the Trails Committee
*Organizing the 75th birthday of the Bethesda Madonna of the Trails (April, 2004)

Harry Klinkhamer
*Program officer with the American Association for State and Local History

Carol Kammen
*Guest lecturer at Cornell University

John Flemming
*Director, Cincinnati Museum Center