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Published on July 31, 2008

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Slide 1: Road Trip Museums By: Justyn Connatser and Joshua Rhoads Our Road Trip : Our Road Trip Our 10 US Destinations are: Ossining, New York - Sing Sing Museum Springfield, Massachusetts - NBA Hall of Fame Cleveland, Ohio - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Washington DC - Smithsonian Museum Phoenix, Arizona - Hall of Flame New York, New York - Metropolitan Museum of Art Washington DC - National Air and Space Museum Ann Arbor, Michigan - Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Savannah, Georgia - Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum San Jose, California - The Tech Museum of Innovation Slide 3: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 4: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. 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Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Ossining, New York5 interesting facts : Ossining, New York5 interesting facts Ossining’s population is 37,088 people There are more males then females; 54% -46% The name Ossining is derived from the village Sing Sing Ossining is home to Engel Park There are 2,279 people in local jails Slide 14: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 15: Here are some facts about the Sing Sing Prison. Today the Sing Sing Prison houses over 17,000 inmates. Charles Becker, the first american policeman, was executed for murder there. Those ar some facts about the Sing Sing Prison. Sing Sing Prison's Interesting Facts Slide 16: Here are some facts about the Sing Sing Museum. The prison is still there, housing over 2,200 tenants who don’t look kindly on tourists. Also, in one exhibit there is a replica electric chair created by the inmates. The real chair that fried 614 men and women is on loan to the Museum, Arlington, VA. Those are some facts about the Sing Sing Museum. Sing Sing Museum's Interesting Facts The electric chair Springfield, Massachusetts : Springfield, Massachusetts Springfield is the headquarters of the Assemblies of God church. Springfield was settled in 1818. Basketball was invented in 1891 by James Naismith. The first American-made projection planetarium was built by Frank Korkosz in 1937 It was the State Capitol in 1839. Slide 18: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio :  Here are some facts about the NBA Hall of Fame. The Educational Departments mission at the Basketball Hall of Fame is to capture the attention and imagination of youth. The hall of fame was founded by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Its site is on the campus of Springfield College in Massachusetts where James Naismith invented basketball in 1891. Nominees for the hall of fame are voted upon by a 24-committee comprising trustees , media representatives, and inducted inductees. Those are some facts about the NBA Hall of Fame. NBA Hall of Fame Interesting Facts Slide 20: Here are some facts about the Dr.Seuss Memorial. Sculptor Lark Grey Diamond-Cates, who is also Geisel’s step daughter, created the magnificent sculptures surrounding it. To make the memorial it cost $6.2 million. Dr. Seuss’ wife, Audrey, authorized the production of the memorial. The Dr. Seuss Memorial was created for “Seuss” himself when he died in 1991. Those are some facts about the Dr. Seuss Memorial. Dr. Seuss Memorial's Interesting Facts Slide 21: Cleveland was the first settlement founded in the Connecticut Western Reserve by the Connecticut Land Company During the 1820’s, the city experienced some growth due to the arrival of new forms of transportation During the first half of the twentieth century, Cleveland played an important role in national politics The electricity is 110 volts The annual rainfall is 37 in. 5 interesting facts about Cleveland, Ohio Slide 22: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 23: Here are some facts about the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The zoo is home to the largest collection of primate species in North America. The zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The zoo is a botanical garden, with demonstrating the relationship between plants, animals and humans. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Slide 24: Here are some facts about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. A monthly series of educational, discussion-based night classes are offered free from 7p.m.- 8:30 p.m. on the 4th floor theatre. There is a music Celebration Festival held every year and is sponsored by Keybank. The Museum’s collection continues to grow due to the generosity of rock and roll musicians, their families and private collectors. Those are some facts about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Slide 25: Washington D.C lies on the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia. In 1800 Washington replaced Philadelphia as the capitol. The Declaration of Independence was created there. There are monuments for George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln. Lafayette Square is located in Washington D.C. Washington D.C Slide 26: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 27: Here are some facts about the Pentagon. The Pentagon is the headquarters of the American Department of Defense. It is virtually a city within itself. 23,000 employees, both military and civilian work to help defend our country. While in the building they tell time by 4,200 clocks, drink from 691 water fountains, and use 284 restrooms. Also, they consume 4,500 cups of coffee, 1,700 pints of milk, and 6,800 soft drinks. Those are some facts about the Pentagon. The Pentagon Slide 28: Here some facts about the Smithsonian Museum. The production of the Institute was a request of James Smithson in his will. James Smithson included in his will that he wanted it to be in Washington D.C. even though he has no correspondence what so ever with the USA because he is British. After eight years of sometimes heated debate, an Act of Congress signed by President James K. Polk on August 10, 1864, established the Smithsonian Institution as a trust to be administered by a Board of Regents and a Secretary of the Smithsonian Museum. Those are some facts about the Smithsonian Museum. The Smithsonian Museum Slide 29: The hottest day in Phoenix was 122° F. For over a thousand years the Ho Ho Kam cultures occupied the land that would become Phoenix Phoenix is located in “the valley of the sun” in central Arizona Phoenix’s elevation is 1,117 ft. The all time lowest temperature in Phoenix is 96° F. 5 interesting facts about Phoenix, Arizona Slide 30: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 31: South Mountain Park/ Preserve Here are some facts about the . It’s not THAT big, considering it only has over 16,000 acres! Plus, it’s often referred to as the largest municiple park in the country. It’s primary trails aren’t that long, after all they’re only a total of 51 miles. They’re for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking of all ability levels. Those are some facts about the . South Mountain Park/ Preserve South Mountain Park/ Preserve Slide 32: Hall Of FLAMES! A.K.A. Firefighting Hall of Fame The hall of flame fire museum has almost an acre of fire history history exhibits with over 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus on display, dating from 1725 to 1969. Most of the exhibits are American, but some are from England, France, Australia, Germany or even Japan. The Hall of Flame sponsors the National Firefighting hall of heroes, which honors those who have died in the line of duty or who have been decorated for heroism. Those are some facts about the Hall of Flame. Slide 33: It is the largest city in the United States. The population is 8,008,278 people. The area of New York New York is 303.3 mi. Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27,1858. From New York to Tokyo the distance is 6,754 mi. 5 Facts about New York, New York Slide 34: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio The : The Here are some facts about the Empire State Building. The is 1,454 ft tall. There are 102 floors in the Empire State Building. From the street to the 102nd you would have to take 1,860. It took 57,000 tons of steel to build the massive giant. Those are some facts about the Empire State Building. Empire State Building Empire State Building Slide 36: Here are some facts about the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum was founded by a group f Americans in 1870. Their painting collection also, started in 1870, when three private European collections, 174 paintings in all, came to the museum. Different kinds of excellent Dutch and Flemish paintings, including works by Halls and Van Dyck were added to the collection. In 1880 the Metropolitan Museum moved to its current site in Central Park. Those are some facts about the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 5 Interesting Facts About : 5 Interesting Facts About It is home to the Pentagon The sight of the Lincoln Memorial is there. Washington DC is the capitol of the United States. It is home to the Smithsonian Institution. George Washington’s estate, Mount Vernon,is there. Washington DC Slide 38: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 39: Here are some facts about the Washington Monument. The Monument is 555 ft tall, and by law no other building can be taller. There are 897 steps in the Monument.At the top of the Monument there is a 9 in tall aluminum pyramid. It was built to honor George Washington. It was originally designed by Robert Mills. Those are some facts about the Washington Monument. The Washington Monument Slide 40: Here are some facts about the National Air and Space Museum. The National Air and Space has hundreds of historical artifacts on display. They include the Wright 1903 Flyer, the spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 command module Columbia, and a lunar rock sample that guests can touch. It also, has Neil Armstrong’s actual space suit. Those are some facts about the National Air and Space Museum National Air and Space Museum 5 Facts About Ann Arbor, Michigan : 5 Facts About Ann Arbor, Michigan Ann Arbor is home to 1,090 species of plants. There are 4 city pools in Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan is the city’s largest employer, with more than 30,000 employees. The city’s economy is currently dominated by education, high-tech, and biotechnology. Average home prices and property taxes are well above the state and national medians. Slide 42: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio The : The Here are some facts about the Law Quadrangle. William Cook made possible the development of Law Quadrangle. The five buildings comprising the Law Quadrangle were constructed during the decade of 1923-33 on two city blocks purchased by the University: Lawyers Club, Dormitory Wing, John P. Cook Dormitory, Legal Research, and Hutchin’s Hall. Law Quadrangle Slide 44: Here are some facts about The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. The Kelsey Museum is housed in Newberry Hall, located at 434 South State Street. It was originally home to the Student Christian Association. In 1928, the archaeological collections were moved into the building. Finally, in 1937 the building was sold to the University of Michigan. Those are some facts about The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Slide 45: The city was chartered in 1789, and rapidly grew as a cotton center During the Civil War, it was a major Confederate supply depot. The Savannah metropolitan area is highly industrialized Savannah is governed by a mayor and council The founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low, was born here 5 Interesting facts about Savanna, Georgia Slide 46: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 47: Savannah Cotton Exchange Here are some facts about the Savannah Cotton Exchange. The Savannah Cotton Exchange set the price of cotton for the world during the antebellum period. It was completed in 1887. The Exchange was designed by the nationally-known Boston architect, William Gibbons Preston (1844-1910). The Savannah Cotton Exchange is now the headquarters of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce. Those are some facts about the Savannah Cotton Exchange. Slide 48: Ships of th Sea Maritime Museum Here are some facts about the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. It is housed in the luxurious Scarborough Mansion. It’s collection includes ship models, artwork, and antiques from the Atlantic trade era. You will be especially intrigued by the detailed Titanic reproduction. Everybody will enjoy a walk through the lush gardens. Those are some facts about the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. Slide 49: The population is 894,943 people. The area of San Jose is 174.9 miles. Home to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library. San Jose is near the San Andreas Fault. It is #1 in technology expertise. 5 Interesting Facts about San Jose, California Slide 50: Ossining, New York New York, New York Ann Arbor, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Washington, D.C. Springfield, Massachusetts San Jose, California Savannah, Georgia Cleveland, Ohio Slide 51: Here are some facts about the New Almaden Mine. The Indians used pigment from this cinnabar hill for paint. In 1845 Mercury started to be mined here. The gold discovery made mercury indispensable, and the mine, the most productive in America, became world famous. Those are some facts about the New Almaden Mine. The New Almaden Mine Slide 52: Here are some facts about the Tech Museum of Innovation. The Tech Museum of Innovation, located in the heart of downtown San Jose, engages people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring and experiencing the technologies affect on their lives. It aims to inspire the innovator in everyone. The Tech features over 240 interactive, hands-on exhibits, an IMAX, and numerous other activities. Those are some facts about the Tech Museum of Innovation. The Tech Museum of Innovation BIBLIOGRAPHY : BIBLIOGRAPHY Almanac 2003 edition, page 393 Fact Monster.com Wikipedia.com Encyclopedia #21, page 111 Encyclopedia #24, page 311 Cameron Stoner, walking encyclopedia Encyclopedia #28, pages 408-409 Westchester county business journal About.com Google Images (a lot) http://www./sa.umich.edu./kelsey/info/history.html www.savannahvisit.com/ecard_send.asp?card=31 EnchantedLearning.com www.washington-landmarks.com/pentagon.html http://pentagon.afls.asd.mil/facts.cfm Phoenix.gov CrimeLibrary.com BeachCalifornia.com http://www.rockhall.com/calendar http://www.hasm.si,edu/museum/flagship.cfm

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