Bandstand Installed at NMAH

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Summary

A nineteenth-century bandstand, a gift from the State of Illinois, is installed in the outdoor amphitheater near the west end of the National Museum of American History. A concert and reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanies the installation.

Subject

National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. iv, 420.

Contact information

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

Date

July 4, 1984

Topic

  • Grounds
  • Gifts

Place

Illinois

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