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The city bus that Rosa Parks rode in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama

The bus on which Rosa Parks was arrested in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, is now in the Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, Michigan. You can actually board the bus and sit in her seat.

(Attributed to Maksim.  Rosa Parks, Wikimedia Commons)

The colonial-era Plimoth Plantation outdoor museum in Plymouth, Massachussetts Plymouth, Massachusetts

(Plimoth Plantation, Wikimedia Commons)

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