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The President's House in Philadelphia




Exhibit stations in detail

If you are unable to get to Philadelphia to see The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation in person, here are transcripts of the various stations within the exhibit.

Archeology

Archeologists uncover the past by literally getting their hands dirty, digging through history. Check out the photos and stories of archeology at the President's House.

Photos from the exhibit

The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation opened on December 15, 2010. Check out the photos from the exhibit opening.

Timeline

The story of the President's House exhibit unfolded over the course of years. It began in 2002 with legislation authorizing the exhibit. After years of debate and discussion, the exhibit finally opened in 2010.



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