10...9...8...Top 10 posts of 2010

As the countdown to 2011 draws near, I’m pleased to share with you the top 10 most popular original “O Say Can You See?” blog posts in 2010. Drumroll, please…

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10. An Idle Record of an Idle Summer

9. A frozen margarita tale for Cinco de Mayo

8. Designing the American Dream with Mrs. Obama in mind

7. You Asked, We Answer: Why can’t I take a picture of the Star-Spangled Banner?

6. 50th anniversary of the Pill

5. 100 years of Boy Scouts in our collections

4. You asked, we answer: What is the oldest known color photo?

3. Will you marry me? 

2. The 1906 San Francisco quake, in color

1. Race to the Museum: Vote for your favorite car

What do you think about this list? Do you have a favorite post that didn’t make the cut? The feedback we’ve received from our readers this year has been both encouraging and helpful in shaping what we cover and how. We hope that in 2011 you will continue to comment on the blog and spread the word to your friends.

Why not get started now? Leave a comment with your suggestions on topics you’d like to see covered on the blog in the future. What artifact, era, historical character, or behind-the-scenes museum topic are you most interested in hearing about?

Dana Allen-Greil is new media project manager at the National Museum of American History.


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