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9 ways to celebrate Christmas in the South

Savannah’s rich history and unique charm create a majestic backdrop for the holiday festivities. Take a two-hour walk through town to admire Christmas decorations on the Old Savannah Tours Lights and Sights Cart Tour. The tour stops for a visit inside the historic Davenport Home to see it in all …

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Calle Crisologo de Vigan comes to life as the “kutcheros” return

THEY ARE BACK In this photo taken in June 2019, a “kutchero” (driver) transports tourists down historic Calle Crisologo in Vigan City. Kutcheros, one of the city’s many tourism workers displaced by the pandemic, was allowed to return to the streets of Vigan on November 20. – PHOTO WITH THE …

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The truth about the sugar rush of 1842

If you follow my column you will know that I have mentioned the sugar industry in the Manatee / Sarasota area countless times. However, most of the history books I have read vaguely mention the involvement of slaves in these large-scale operations. Today we take a closer look at these …

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Inside Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion car

Buckminster Fuller, affectionately known as “Bucky”, had a vision for a future that worked for everyone – aboard what he described as “Spaceship Earth”. The American architect died in 1983. But his futuristic heritage focused on sustainability lives on, especially in the Saint-Louis region. One of Fuller’s geodesic domes – …

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Christmas Parade – Times Gazette

The Hillsboro Illuminated Christmas Parade, hosted by the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) and the City of Hillsboro, will be held on Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. According to Jennifer Cundiff-Maurer, HUBA Board Member and Parade Coordinator, “Christmas Toyland” is the theme for this year’s parade. She said the …

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Donkeys in love with Beethoven clean up Turkish town

Published on: 11/16/2021 – 07:40Amended: 11/16/2021 – 07:38 Mardin (Turkey) (AFP) – The sun rises over the skyline of the medieval Turkish town of Mardin as a herd of cream-colored donkeys start their day collecting trash before relaxing to classical music in the evening. Guided by city workers, the animals …

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Tom Standage on his brief history of the movement

James Thornton Harris is a contributing editor to the History News Network. For more information, see www.JamesThorntonHarris.com. Tom Standage is the author of six history books, including A story of the world in 6 glasses, The Victorian Internet (a history of telegraphy) and An edible history of humanity. His latest …

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Parades, auctions and more this weekend

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – If you’re wondering what to do and where to go, look no further! There are several events taking place in Lubbock this weekend and you won’t want to miss any. To begin with, the 6th annual Los Hermanos Familia Veterans Parade will take place on Saturday, …

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