Sending Office: Honorable John B. Larson
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Dear Colleague:

We invite you to become a member of the Congressional History Caucus, a group of fellow Representatives who share an interest in our nation’s unique history and heritage. We all share daily in the making of our country’s history, and we believe an appreciation
and passion for history crosses party lines and ideological divides. History, as Mark Twain once said: may “not repeat itself, but it often rhymes”.

The words “what is past is prologue” are etched on the edifice in front of the National Archives which houses our nation’s founding documents. We hope the History Caucus will provide an opportunity for Members of Congress to celebrate our past, and to reflect
on how knowledge of our nation’s history is critical to understanding our Democracy.

We hope some activities will include:

  • Promotion on the Hill of events and exhibits at the Library of Congress, National Archives, the Smithsonian and other historical institutions in Washington.

  • Establishing relationships between Members of Congress and historians, the Architect of the Capitol, former Members of Congress, national parks and monuments, and historical institutions and history departments at academic institutions in their district.

  • Programs designed to increase awareness of history both here on Capitol Hill and among our constituents, especially students.

If you are interested in joining the History Caucus or have any questions please contact Michael Dunn (Larson) at (5-2265), Dylan Sodaro (Pascrell) at (5-5751), or Josh Jackson (Cole) at (5-6165).










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