National Archives joins Foursquare!, by Dawn, NARAtions, The Blog of the United States National Archives (February 2, 2011).
With the help of Foursquare, the National Archives is reaching out to people where they live and where they visit, by leaving tips related to NARA from coast to coast. Each tip highlights an interesting place or event related to the Archives. In the initial launch, the National Archives is focusing on providing tips pertaining to the Washington, DC, Kansas City, and Philadelphia Archives locations. Links between the Archives and the Washington Monument, Independence Hall, Edgar Allan Poe House, US Penitentiary and many more are now available to users visiting those locations. A Foursquare user is able to walk back through time and view scenes from the motion picture, “March on Washington” while standing on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial. The Archives is now rolling out tips through Foursquare, and we’ll continue to release new tips about the historical places behind all of the National Archives regional locations.
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