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Don Wildman examines a revolutionary plow that sowed the seeds of a terrifying disaster, a primitive plane that challenges the history of flight and a deceptive coin that's designed to kill.


Activities
Chicago History Museum
Deep in the Chicago History Museum sits an object that speaks to the city’s darker past. This piece of vintage eyewear is inextricably linked to one of Chicago’s most heinous crimes.
  • 1601 North Clark St
  • Chicago, IL US

Chicago History Museum

Deep in the Chicago History Museum sits an object that speaks to the city’s darker past. This piece of vintage eyewear is inextricably linked to one of Chicago’s most heinous crimes.
1601 North Clark St Chicago, IL, US
Connecticut Air and Space Center
On display at the Connecticut Air and Space Center is one of the most monumental inventions in the history of aviation. In fact, this aircraft could even rewrite the story of man’s first flight.
  • 550 Main Street
  • Stratford, CT 06615 US

Connecticut Air and Space Center

On display at the Connecticut Air and Space Center is one of the most monumental inventions in the history of aviation. In fact, this aircraft could even rewrite the story of man’s first flight.
550 Main Street Stratford, CT, US
Staten Island Museum
On display at the Staten Island Museum is an odd, fractured brown mass. Surprisingly, it spawned a jaw-dropping product that has become a worldwide, multibillion-dollar industry.
  • 75 Stuyvesant Place
  • Staten Island, NY 10301 US

Staten Island Museum

On display at the Staten Island Museum is an odd, fractured brown mass. Surprisingly, it spawned a jaw-dropping product that has become a worldwide, multibillion-dollar industry.
75 Stuyvesant Place Staten Island, NY, US
Kansas State Historical Society
The Kansas Museum of History is home to a simple farm plow that changed the course of American history. It inadvertently contributed to one of the nation’s most tragic natural disasters.
  • 6425 Southwest 6th Avenue
  • Topeka, KS 66615 US

Kansas State Historical Society

The Kansas Museum of History is home to a simple farm plow that changed the course of American history. It inadvertently contributed to one of the nation’s most tragic natural disasters.
6425 Southwest 6th Avenue Topeka, KS, US
Westford Museum
The Westford Museum houses a massive, oval-shaped boulder. Etched upon its surface are crude images: a boat, an arrow and numbers. Some believe the object is evidence of an explorer’s journey that may rewrite the very history of the nation.
  • 2 Boston Road
  • Westford, MA 01886 US

Westford Museum

The Westford Museum houses a massive, oval-shaped boulder. Etched upon its surface are crude images: a boat, an arrow and numbers. Some believe the object is evidence of an explorer’s journey that may rewrite the very history of the nation.
2 Boston Road Westford, MA, US
The Cold War Museum
The Cold War Museum is home to a US silver dollar and a strange pin. It’s an exact replica of a deadly contraption worn during one of the most dangerous top-secret missions in US history.
  • 7142 Lineweaver Road
  • Warrenton, VA 20187 US

The Cold War Museum

The Cold War Museum is home to a US silver dollar and a strange pin. It’s an exact replica of a deadly contraption worn during one of the most dangerous top-secret missions in US history.
7142 Lineweaver Road Warrenton, VA, US
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