Horse-drawn carriages

Famous Worcester exhibition which attracted a quarter of a million people

Computing was the biggest event since the establishment of Roundhead / Cavalier in 1651, which was not quite on the same page, that Worcester had ever hosted. Because by the time the 1882 Worcestershire Exhibition closed, nearly 223,000 people had visited. Remarkably, for a celebration of all that was great …

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Christmas in the Parade: Beloved Tradition Returns to Downtown Washington | New

It looked like a miracle on Main Street as hundreds gathered in downtown Washington for the beloved Christmas parade, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic. “It’s a great turnout,” said Von Lacock of Washington. He and his wife, Lynn, arrived early in the evening to claim seats …

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Melbourne CBD horse-drawn carriages should be banned after animal welfare concerns

Competitors from Fashions on the Field ride in a horse-drawn carriage during the parade. Image: Jake Nowakowski Horse drawn carriages may soon be banned in Melbourne’s CBD due to a change in the highway code. The controversial tourist attraction has met with increasing backlash in recent years due to animal …

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When familiarity signals the remark …

It was like the earthquake that no one really noticed. In the wake of all the noise, anger and hubbub after COP26, I think we can take stock of what happened to the auto industry. No one is happy after a COP summit. There are those who say the agreements …

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Kingsgate Center kicks off Christmas festivities for 2021 | KLBK | KAMC

Horse-drawn carriage rides, collection of coats and visits with Santa Claus until Christmas The following is a press release from GRACO Real Estate: LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – This Christmas season, residents of the Southern Plains can once again expect all joy and light at Kingsgate Center. On Friday November …

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The Pitters family look forward to delivering Santa’s boxes: “One of the most rewarding things we can do this Christmas. “

Marian Pitters and her family have a great plan to deliver gift sets for the Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund. Pitters, 69, is said to call on his daughter, Sarah Pitters-Caswell, to join her and her partner, Pieter Biessels. The three would go down to the Star gift box depot, …

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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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Eric Adams makes history as New York’s first vegan mayor

Today, former Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams officially became New York City’s first vegan mayor, defeating his opponent, Republican Curtis Sliwa. In July, Adams, 61, won the primary election, defeating former New York Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, former mayoralty counsel Maya Wiley and former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang. …

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The updated Dark Side of Sand Hill walking tour recognized the role politicians played in the creation of residential schools, the Indian Act

The Dark Side of Sand Hill The walking tour is back just in time for Halloween and, after a first tour last year, has been updated to highlight the Ottawa neighborhood’s connections to the residential school tragedy. Through her work with local community association Action Sandy Hill, tour designer Hilary …

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Timeline of innovation in Durham (part 5)

By Glenn Hendry Posted on October 26, 2021 at 9:50 a.m. Ever since Robert McLaughlin began making horse-drawn carriages in his rural Tyrone home, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business savvy people have pioneered and extended the technological rules of their time to put Durham region on the map. This report, the …

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Creating an VE for the Social Media Age

Whenever there is a significant technological change, the first iterations often try to emulate what came before. The first carriages looked a lot like horse-drawn carriages and were called horse-less carriages. Over a considerable number of decades they have evolved to a point where they are now optimized for who …

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10 best Mario Kart vehicle models

There has been a wide range of vehicle designs during the Mario Kart series. Some are iconic and still reappear in more modern titles, while others have been forgotten. With Mario Kart 8 Deluxe continuing the series’ long legacy on the Nintendo Switch – and arguably one of the best …

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10 wonders of world engineering – HISTORY

For thousands of years, humanity has designed remarkable structures such as the Pyramids of Egypt and the Great Wall of China. More recently, visionary engineers have undertaken huge transportation and communications projects that have pushed the boundaries of human ingenuity. Here’s a roundup of 10 engineering wonders that changed the …

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Injured carriage horse in midtown

NEW YORK – There are new calls to take hansom taxis off city streets following an incident Thursday where a horse was caught and injured in Midtown. NY1 learned that it was the first day of the horse drawn carriage work in Central Park. According to a group representing the …

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The 12’s come out in style

The 2021 class… Students from St Mary’s Catholic College pose on the steps of Kingaroy Town Hall before their farewell dinner September 20, 2021 A red carpet awaited 12th grade students at St Mary’s Catholic College when they attended their glittering ceremony in Kingaroy last week. Thoughts on upcoming exams …

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Fall fun in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND (WJW) – Autumn is in the air. The Cleveland area is home to many farms, where you can make your pumpkin spice dreams come true. Check out our list of pumpkin fields, apple orchards, corn mazes and hay walks, sponsored by Goodwill. (Please check websites or call ahead for …

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Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

Tweeter The coronavirus pandemic has hit the poor disproportionately in the Philippines. The country’s lockdown restrictions – one of the strictest in the world – have severely affected the livelihoods of many. In Rizal province, members of the Dumagat tribe living in isolated highland villages have remained free from Covid-19, …

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11 of the best places to visit in Michigan

Michigan’s mojo comes from its beaches, forests, and small towns. Visitors are often surprised to learn that four of the five Great Lakes encompass the state and more than half of the place is forested. What should a visitor do in the midst of all this natural generosity? We have …

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Big hitch, big change | Editorials

Ketchum’s Wagon Days celebration is a glimpse into late 19th-century life in a small mining town in the mountains of Idaho. It’s also a reminder that change can happen. The Big Hitch, pulled by teams of mules and horses and driven by skilled men through rocky roads over mountain passes, …

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An aerial pilgrimage to see art in the Alps

Visitors wishing to see the inaugural installation of the Béatrice Trussardi Foundation have two options: hiking or horse-drawn carriage. The foundation has just opened not in a shiny building designed by a starch maker, but in a 17th century mountain hut in the Swiss Alps. This mostly car-free valley, Val …

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Cubans demonstrate to support the government

Thousands of Cubans marched Thursday along Havana’s Malecon Avenue to support the government amid the island’s economic crisis. The rally coincided with the 27th anniversary of the dissolution of the first anti-government protests in 1994 by then-leader Fidel Castro. The parade, made up mostly of young Communist Party members, follows …

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