The Smithsonian was started with a bequest from an illegitimate son of the first Duke of Northumberland who, during his lifetime, never visited the United States. James Smithson's bones now repose in the Smithsonian Castle surrounded by the treasures and oddities that have become known as "America's Attic ". Let's shake the dust off and see how many treasures and oddities you can identify.
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