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      Exploring the Early Americas Exhibition in Washington

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      May 27, 2020

      Wednesday   8:30 AM (on various days)

      Madison Building, Fifth Floor-LM-516 , 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540
      Washington, District of Columbia

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      Exploring the Early Americas Exhibition

      Ongoing exhibition, opened December 12, 2007.

      Exploring the Early Americas features selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. It provides insight into indigenous cultures, the drama of the encounters between Native Americans and European explorers and settlers, and the pivotal changes caused by the meeting of the American and European worlds. The exhibition includes two extraordinary maps by Martin Waldseemüller created in 1507 and 1516, which depict a world enlarged by the presence of the Western Hemisphere.

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      This event repeats on various days: Apr 9, Apr 10, Apr 11

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.