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Summary

On January 11, 1977, the Silver Hill Museum, with several buildings of displays and the restoration facility of the National Air and Space Museum, opens for public tours at Suitland, Maryland.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • The Annual Report gives the location of the complex as "Silver Hill, Maryland," when it is actually located on Silver Hill Road in Suitland, Maryland.
  • "Fact Sheet" rev. 7/93 and "The Smithsonian and Flight" rev. 3/93 prepared by the National Air and Space Museum, Office of Public Affairs.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 5
  • Torch, 1/1977, p. 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

January 11, 1977

Topic

  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Public programs
  • National Collections
  • Silver Hill Facility (Maryland)
  • Buildings

Place

Suitland (Md.)

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