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Explore America with Smithsonian Channel and foursquare! Follow us and check in on foursquare to unlock America's stories. Smithsonian Channel, explores the history of our planet, life and culture, with 100% original, family-friendly programming. From the origins of the universe to the deaths of civilizations, from upscale design awards to down-home chili cook-offs, we tackle subjects as diverse and limitless as the landscape we cover. Smithsonian Channel brings content from the world's leading cultural institution into a media-rich environment. We explore and celebrate the people, discoveries and achievements that define our country in a way that entertains, educates and inspires, bringing our American history to life - a story written by us, we the people.

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"Known as “The Mount,” Wharton used her estate to illustrate the ideals outlined in her 1898 book, “The Decoration of Houses.” She also personally designed its grounds & gardens. (From Aerial America)"
Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel · July 15, 2011
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· Lenox, United States
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"During the War of 1812, British cannonballs bounced off the ship’s oaken hull, earning it the nickname “Old Ironsides.” It later made its first around-the-world journey in 1846. (From Aerial America)"
Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel · July 15, 2011
Boat / Ferry
· Boston, United States
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"Along with the Great Wall of China & the Taj Mahal, NASA included a photo of this site in the Voyager I space probe as an example of Earth’s most impressive manmade structures. (From Aerial America)"
Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel · July 15, 2011
Lighthouse
· Cape Neddick, United States
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"At various points in its history, this town hall housed a courthouse, a Union Army barracks, an opera theater and a police precinct. Teddy Roosevelt once spoke from its steps. (From Aerial America)"
Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel · July 15, 2011
Performing Arts
· Flushing, United States
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"This state-run Smithsonian Affiliate traces the history of New York back billions of years with items that include fossils, native artifacts & a reconstructed Mastodon skeleton. (From Aerial America)"
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· Albany, United States
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"This ship brought some of the earliest white colonists to Delaware in 1638. Its passengers wereSwedish and Finnish, a rarity in an era dominated by the English and Dutch. (From Aerial America)"
Smithsonian ChannelSmithsonian Channel · July 15, 2011
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· Wilmington, United States