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American Centuries…View from New England

1999 - ongoing, Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

About this site

This website was launched in 1999 and has been actively growing ever since. With thousands of primary sources that are interpreted, zoomable, transcribed and searchable, the site is used by educators and historians alike. In addition to the Online Collection there are dozens of lessons, many interactive activities and several online exhibits.

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Turns of the Centuries Online Exhibit

This online exhibit explores five topics at the turn of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Turns of the Centuries Online Exhibit

Dress Up Activity

The website presents dozens of "Dress Up" activities that let the visitor interactively learn about the unfamiliar clothing that Americans have worn throughout our nation's history. Dress Up is one of the most popular features on the website. Note: This feature was created before the widespread adoption of HTML5 and was programmed in Flash which will not play on some browsers and devices. Flash files will play in Chrome with the Flash plug-in installed.

Dress Up Activity