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1928 map of Portland Maine and Some Places Thereabout.

Historical Atlas of Maine Wins Major Awards!

By Mary Downs

Opening the pages of the Historical Atlas of Maine one can’t but marvel at the state’s rich history – at once integral to the growth of the United States as a nation, at the same time uniquely local, a rugged and remote land that evokes a powerful sense of place and that has supported diverse populations throughout its history.

Leanne Hinton works with Havasupai consultants in 1965.

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2016

By Jesse Johnston

The audiovisual preservation community designates October 27 to recognize the preservation challenges that face the preservation of sound and moving image media. Learn more about NEH support for audiovisual preservation.

Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Library in Biloxi MS after Katrina

Preparedness Tips for Hurricane Matthew

By NEH Staff

As Hurricane Matthew bears down on the Caribbean, it’s important that all individuals and cultural institutions along the entire Southeast coast – and potentially up the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast – prepare for tropical or hurricane storm–force winds.  Check out these tips from FEMA and the Smithsonian.

Williamsburg today.

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My Own Private Williamsburg

A writer goes in search of W.A.R. Goodwin.

Duck decoys

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Decoy Collection at Vermont’s Shelburne Museum Gets New Roost

Archaeological evidence shows modern hunters were not the first to use decoys.

Man and woman on a motorcycle, Kansas, circa 1915.

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Homegrown History

A retired UPS man takes on a county's archives.

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Putting an Old House to a New Use

West Virginia's council saves a landmark and finds a new home.

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Prague

Conservators race to rescue rare manuscripts damaged by floods.

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Preparing for the Worst

An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.

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The Word Museum

Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.