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Why the carson city mint was abandoned

Why the Carson City Mint Was Abandoned

Carson City is only one of seven cities in the past 200 years to be home to a United States Mint. Compared to metropolises such as Philadelphia, San Francisco and Denver, Carson City, located in northern Nevada, seemed both tiny and in the middle of nowhere. But it had something that the other cities didn’t have — it was sitting next to the Comstock Lode.

CBS Seattle–10/02/2013

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Lunar New Year 2013 Events in Seattle

2013 marks the Year of the Snake on the Lunar calendar! Come out to one of these festive events – enjoy dances, to food extravaganzas, music and culture from Hmong, Japan and Vietnam!

01/03/2013

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Burke Museum Celebrates Archaeology Day January 5

Bring your little budding explorers to the Burke Museum this Saturday, January 5 for Archaeology Day! See unique artifacts found in our own local neighborhoods, including this cup (pictured) discovered in Laurelhurst!

01/03/2013

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Guide to MOHAI Grand Opening December 29

Be among the first to step inside the dazzling new MOHAI at Lake Union Park at this community-wide celebration!

12/10/2012

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Celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s 70th at EMP Museum

Seattle’s legendary rock hero, Jimi Hendrix, would be 70 years old this week. On Tuesday, November 27, Jimi’s birthday, you are invited to the EMP Museum’s Sky Church for a FREE celebration with interactive exhibits, and even an original Jimi Hendrix guitar!

11/26/2012

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New Philly Prohibition Exhibit Coming to Seattle

A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in US history that is traveling from Philly to Seattle.

11/11/2012

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Ron Allen Opens New ‘Living Computer Museum’ in Seattle

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, in the spirit of his EMP (Experience Music Project) museum, has opened a new Living Computer Museum – with old time working computers! Come see and play on a TRS-80 or Commodore 64!

11/01/2012

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Best Grandparents Day Activities in Puget Sound on September 9

Sunday, September 9 is National Grandparents’ Day! President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a special day for grandparents in 1979. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your grandparents in the Seattle area.

09/07/2012

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Former NFL Players Warren Moon, Nesby Glasgow Visit Tacoma in Sleep Apnea Awareness Campaign

Former NFL players Warren Moon and Nesby Glasgow are on a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers and hea

08/30/2012

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Best Petting Zoos in Puget Sound Region

If your kids want a short trip out of the city to see and enjoy a day at the farm, here are some of our favorite places for a family day of animals and exploring!

08/13/2012

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