historical society


: a group of people who work to preserve the history of a place

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Recent Examples on the Web Now, every February in Gretna, Louisiana, the historical society hosts the Gretna Green Valentine's Day Weddings (which includes couples looking for fast vow renewals, too). Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 23 Mar. 2023 To mount the exhibit, the town’s historical society asked community members to share stories and material from their family members who served abroad or on the home front. Robert Knox, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Mar. 2023 The historical society runs the Caldwell Personage, a museum outfitted inside the home where Caldwell was murdered. Nikolas Lanum, Fox News, 16 Mar. 2023 Harford County transferred the old Bel Air Post Office to the historical society in the 1990s. Donna M. Owens, Baltimore Sun, 24 Feb. 2023 Until then, the historical society is closed to visitors. Donna M. Owens, Baltimore Sun, 24 Feb. 2023

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“Historical society.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/historical%20society. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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