Star-Spangled Banner Undergoes Preservation

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Summary

The exhibition "Preserving the Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem" opens in the National Museum of American History. The exhibition allows visitors to view the preservation work in progress in the new Conservation Lab built for the exhibition. The conservation process is expected to take three years.

Subject

  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Star-Spangled Banner (Flag)
  • Preserving the Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem (Exhibition)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," July 1999, pg. 8.

Contact information

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

Date

July 1999

Topic

  • Preservation
  • Architecture
  • Exhibitions
  • Exhibit openings
  • Flags
  • Building

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