By Jacqueline Trescott
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, August 22, 2006; Page C01
The Apollo 13 space capsule has been to Hutchinson, Kan.
Kermit the Frog has gone to Dubuque, Iowa.
A triceratops skull went to Anniston, Ala.
Lincoln's top hat, the one he was wearing the night of his assassination, visited Danville, Calif.
The four trips are part of a plan to get the Smithsonian Institution to empty its closets. In exchange for a $2,500 annual fee, museums may become Smithsonian 'affiliates"