Dating an american institution
Weight, 280 tons; wheels, 73 inches in diameter; cylinder, 27 by 28 inches; over-all length, 92 feet. Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution." Color postcard of the National Museum of American History Building’s north entrance.
The Washington Monument is rising behind the building.
Polygamous marriages: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (a.k.a.
LDS church), first introduced the concept of polygyny -- one man married to multiple spiritual wives -- in the early 1840s.
The National Museum of American History first opened to the public in 1964 as the Museum of History and Technology.