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Presidential Library announces new winter hours, Pay What You Wish admission on Sundays

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will be open for interpretive tours of Woodrow Wilson’s birthplace, self-guided tours through the museum, and the President’s Shop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Thursday-Saturday; 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays; and will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday during the months of January and February.


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Woodrow Wilson Library artifact highlighted on endangered artifacts list

A 1919 Paris Peace Parade Conference Flag in the collection of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum (WWPL) has been selected for the Virginia Association of Museum’s (VAM) program, Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts, for 2017-2018.


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Video: Viewpoints talks 1916 election, Woodrow Wilson

Andrew Phillips, curator, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, joins Viewpoints to take a historical look back at the 1916 presidential election cycle.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces new digital library

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces the release of its newly updated digital library accessible through woodrowwilson.org.


Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library hosts Flag Day celebration

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Flag Day at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Tuesday, June 14th at 12:00 pm.


Students complete Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library honored 14 students who completed the requirements for the Woodrow Wilson Student Leadership Program.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum presents Woolly Wilson

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum invites families and children of all ages to the unveiling of Woolly Wilson, The Presidential Sheep.


Exploring Woodrow Wilson’s legacy with Thomas J. Knock

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will be hosting a conversation with Dr. Thomas J. Knock as he explores the legacy of Woodrow Wilson.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library plans Presidents Day festivities

Celebrate this Presidents Day at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum Monday, February 15 from 12- 1 pm.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces new winter hours

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum has announced its winter schedule.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library introduces Virtual Visits

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library is announcing an exciting new initiative – virtual visits.


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Woodrow Wilson birthday celebration set for Dec. 28

On the evening of Dec. 28, 1856 in the Presbyterian Manes at the corner of North Coalter St. and Frederick St. in Staunton, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces crowdfunding campaign for digitization project.

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Foundation announced a crowdfunding campaign from October 1 through 31 to complete funding for The Woodrow Wilson Project.


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Woodrow Wilson papers to be available in digital edition

Princeton University Press, the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and the University of Virginia Press announced Wednesday an agreement to create The Papers of Woodrow Wilson Digital Edition.


Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces new leadership

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum recently announced the appointment of Robin von Seldeneck as the new chief executive officer of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Foundation.


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Presidents Day at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Celebrate Presidents Day at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. Children and students accompanied by an adult will be admitted free this Presidents Day, Monday, February 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces winter hours

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announced this week that it will be open for interpretive tours of Woodrow Wilson’s birthplace, self-guided tours through the museum and the period garden, and the President’s Shop.


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Woodrow Wilson birthday celebration in Staunton

On the evening of December 28, 1856 in the Presbyterian Manes at the corner of North Coalter St. and Frederick St. in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum Honors Veterans

On November 11, 1918, President Wilson announced the armistice, or temporary halt of fighting in World War I, and proclaimed that November 11 would forever be Armistice Day in the United States.


Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announces new vice president, COO

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announced today that Robin von Seldeneck will be assuming more of the management responsibilities at the Presidential Library with the title of vice president and chief operating officer.


Lecture on The Science of Bias in Policing to kick off the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference

Phillip A. Goff, associate professor of social psychology at UCLA, will be the keynote speaker at the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference at Washington and Lee University.


Augusta County’s past: Captured in remarkable photographs

Photographs will provide a peek at Augusta County’s past on Sunday, November 2, at a special presentation by the Augusta County Historical Society.


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Examining the Artifacts of War at Woodrow Wilson Library in Staunton

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, in conjunction with Bonhams Auction House, and in partnership with the Stonewall Brigade Museum, will conduct a military antique appraisal event the weekend of October 17th and 18th.


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Mystery in the Museum at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will host Mystery in the Museum, an event for children ages eight and older.


Ellen Wilson gown nominated to endangered artifacts list

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum has nominated Ellen Wilson’s Princeton Inaugural Gown as one of Virginia’s “Top Ten Endangered Artifacts”.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library announces new trustees

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Foundation announced last week that six members have joined its Board of Trustees: Dr. Bryan LeBeau of Leavenworth Kansas; Janet Marks of Monterey Massachusetts; Hillel Maximon also of Monterey Massachusetts; Harry Warthen of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia; and General Theodore G. Shuey of Staunton Virginia.


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Local Events This Weekend

Augusta County Bass Jons is hosting a Fatboy BBQ Chicken Fundraiser on July 26. from 9am-12 at Kimco Parking in Fishersville.


Ace Parker’s Pro Football Hall of Fame jacket now on display at Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Portsmouth, Virginia native and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ace Parker’s Pro Football Hall of Fame gold sports jacket was donated to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum by the Parker family.


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Three WWRC employees honored by State Rehabilitation Council

Ellen McIlhenny, chair of the State Rehabilitation Council, and Commissioner Jim Rothrock of the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services have announced the council’s Employee Leadership Roy J. Ward Recognition Awards.


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Jewelry workshop at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in conjunction with Susan Abeles and Gertraud Hechl of Bonhams Auction House will conduct a hands-on jewelry workshop at the Wilson Library and Research Center in Staunton.


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Augusta County Library event celebrates Flag Day

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, Augusta County Library will celebrate Flag Day with Flags on Tour at the Fishersville Library.


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Woodrow Wilson Library to mark Flag Day

In recognition of President Woodrow Wilson’s establishment of Flag Day in 1916, the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will hand out American flags free to guests on Flag Day, Saturday, June 14.


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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library to participate in Blue Star Museums

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.


Summer Unplugged acoustic concerts coming to Staunton

“Staunton UNPLUGGED”, a 12-week series of acoustic concerts, debuts May 16. The concerts will be held on Friday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Staunton Senior Center, 300 Churchville Avenue, in Staunton.


Woodrow Wilson’s Pierce-Arrow visits the National Mall

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to announce that President Woodrow Wilson’s 1919 Pierce-Arrow Presidential Limousine is once again on the road; this time traveling to the National Mall in Washington D.C. where it will be on display as part of the Celebration of National Automotive Heritage and Culture.


CDSME Coordinator Attended WWRC Completion Ceremony

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Coordinator Joyce Nussbaum attended the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) Life Skills Transition Program Completion Ceremony on Friday, April 25.


Woodrow Wilson Library announces new head archivist

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum announced that Elizabeth J. “Libby” Shortt has been appointed the Presidential Library’s new head archivist.


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Tastes & Tunes in the Garden at Woodrow Wilson Birthplace

What better place to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mother’s Day than in the Gardens of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library.


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New Augusta County road paves way for development possibilities

Augusta County’s newest road improvement project, Route 636, will connect Route 250 near the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center and the Wilson Memorial Complex to Tinkling Springs Road (Route 608).


VPAS CDSME Exceeds Grant Completer Goal

VPAS Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) has exceeded the current grant year goal of having 258 workshop completers with a current total of 272 even though the grant year does not end until Aug. 31. A workshop completer is defined as a participant who attends at least four of six workshop sessions.


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Woodrow Wilson Birthday Celebration this weekend

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will hold a birthday celebration Saturday, Dec. 28th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to honor our 28th president. Guests will be able to tour the Presbyterian Manse where Woodrow Wilson was born, discover the life and legacy of our 28th President at the adjacent Museum, and stroll through the lovely historic gardens.


A. Scott Berg to speak at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will host Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg will be the guest speaker at its 2013 Annual Luncheon at noon Friday, Nov. 8 at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel. Berg’s book titled Wilson is a fresh look at one of America’s most important and influential Presidents, Woodrow Wilson.


A. Scott Berg to speak at Wilson Library Annual Luncheon

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg will be the 2013 Annual Luncheon Speaker at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum on Friday, Nov. 8 at noon at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel and Conference Center in Staunton.


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Flag Day at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

In recognition of President Woodrow Wilson’s establishment of Flag Day in 1916, the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will hand out flags free to guests on Flag Day, Friday, June 14.


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Wilson Library offers free admission to celebrate President Wilson’s birthday

It was 8 p.m. on the 27th of December, 1912 when a train carrying the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, and his wife, Ellen pulled into the station in Staunton, Virginia.