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On This Day in History: The National Geographic Society was Founded

On This Day in History: The National Geographic Society was Founded

On this day in 1888, the National Geographic Society was founded.  Join us as we learn more about the history and lasting influence of this society. On January 27th, 1888 the National Geographic Society was founded in Washington D.C. to facilitate “the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”  Originally, this society was comprised of 33