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Historical sites

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Ohio's presidents inspired educational spots that dish up interesting details.
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The Wright Brothers’ original plane, a world-class art museum and the nation’s largest collection of Air Force memorabilia highlight a historic flight of fancy through Dayton, Ohio.
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The Civil War, frontier days and other epic struggles come alive across eastern Kansas. Connect with this past at the region’s historic sites and along main streets.
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History infuses almost everything in Springfield. Much of Abraham Lincoln’s past lives on here, but beyond that, you’ll find a carillon, classic eats and ghost stories.
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The historic Amana Colonies await just 5 miles north of busy Interstate-80 in Iowa.
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Just 10 miles east of Kansas City, Independence offers a mix of stops that delights history buffs.
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Adventurous cooks and history lovers travel to elegant Villa Louis in southwest Wisconsin to prepare a Victorian breakfast in the mansion’s restored kitchen—no electricity allowed.
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Slow down and enjoy small towns such as Zoar, Ohio; Stockholm, Wisconsin; Lanesboro, Minnesota; Nappanee, Indiana; and Louisiana, Missouri.
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Just two hours south of Cincinnati's bustle, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill renews visitors with its authentic history and enduring sense of peace.
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Discover these monuments to American history in Nebraska, Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa.

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