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Dec 16 President Bush Signs Legislation Creating the NMAAHC

National Museum of African American History and Culture Created

 

National Museum of African American History and Culture Created

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Year: 
2003
Month: 
december
Day: 
16
Date: 
Tue, 2003-12-16

Legislation (P.L. 108-184) is passed and signed by President George W. Bush creating a National Museum of African American History and Culture, as part of the Smithsonian Institution.  The new museum will be dedicated to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture, and will open to the public in 2015.