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Video: President Lincoln Laments the Fall of His General

posted on 02/24/2015

The Raab Collection's latest acquisition, a rare, beautiful, evocative letter of President Abraham Lincoln, asserting his "authority" as Commander-in-Chief and lamenting the fall of a General who died at Fredericksburg.

The Visitors Book of the Kensington Astronomical Observatory

posted on 01/30/2015
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A remarkable moment in scientific history and the story of the study of the stars.  For a century in an institution, this historical artifact is replete with the people and events that made history in the world of astronomy.