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On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal opened for business after decades of construction by French and American engineers.
Inspired by the centennial, the story of the events leading up to the grand opening of the canal is retold in the Linda Hall Library's exhibition, The Land Divided, The World United: Building the Panama Canal. Visitors to the exhibition can explore the dynamic period of canal building in the early 20th century through the eyes of Office Engineer A. B. Nichols who lived and worked in the Canal Zone from 1904 until the Panama Canal opened in 1914. The exhibition includes artifacts from the Library's Nichols Collection, a scale model of the Canal Zone, a model of a working canal lock, and rare books from the Library's History of Science collection.
The exhibition is accompanied by a free public lecture series, exhibition tours, and an educational website.
The Branson/Lakes Area invites active and retired law enforcement personnel and their families to come for a weeklong series of events to pay tribute and honor those that serve and protect. community will invite Branson will become the nation’s leader in the recognition of law enforcement.
Visit Branson between June 13-20, 2015 and take part in all the special events planned for the men and women of the Law Enforcement Community, featuring:
Visit our website or Facebook page for details.
Address listed is for the Radisson Hotel. Events take place at multiple locations.
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