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Hayes Presidential Library & Museums wins prestigious marketing awards

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The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums recently won nine prestigious awards from the Ohio Travel Association for its marketing efforts.

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Hear local WWII veterans’ stories, see documentary premier at event

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Hear the harrowing stories of local World War II veterans during the premier of the documentary “World War II: In Their Own Words” on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

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Second Saturdays R 4 Kids Civil War Camp video

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Watch: Video of the Oct. 14, 2017, event. Civil War reenactors taught kids what life in a Civil War camp was like.

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Hayes Presidential Library & Museums wins prestigious national award

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The American Association of State and Local History gave HPLM a Leadership in History Award on Sept. 8 during the AASLH conference in Austin, Texas.

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Video: 2017 GroveFest: Nature at the Grove

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This free nature event took place June 24, 2017, at Spiegel Grove. It is an annual event.

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President Hayes was a nurturing father, author says

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Hayes shares the distinction of being a good father with Presidents Obama, Ford and Truman, author says.

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Former longtime employee honored during chestnut tree planting

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The American Chestnut Foundation donated two trees to be planted at Spiegel Grove. One was named for Ralph Billow.

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Video: 2017 Hayes Easter Egg Roll

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Watch the events from the 2017 Hayes Egg Roll and learn about its history in this short video.

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President Hayes knew, respected Frederick Douglass and sought his advice

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Hayes valued and respected Douglass' opinions and consulted him at various times during his administration.

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The misconception about Hayes, Reconstruction and Jim Crow

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By the time Hayes became president, Reconstruction was mostly over. Jim Crow laws were not widespread until the 1890s, and they were legitimized by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1896, three years after Hayes’ death.

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