September 26, 1988

The Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, a child care center in the National Museum of American History, is dedicated. The facility, for toddlers and pre-schoolers, is the first of its kind at the Smithsonian. The Center officially opens on October 3.

Posted: 26 September 2010
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