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Dublin Streets and Sights

History and culture in Ireland’s capital. Continue reading

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The Locks of Lockport

Locks 34 and 35 on the Erie Canal. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 3, Barnstorming Montana

The Kansas City Monarchs and House of David baseballers come to town. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 1, St. Louis Cardinals vs. House of David

When a 19-year old female pitcher took the mound against a team with eight future Hall of Famers. Continue reading

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Guns in America: Prohibition and Gun Control

Gun violence during Prohibition gave rise to the 1934 Federal Firearms Act.
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Guns in America: Prominent Americans Shooting Each Other Up

Burr and Hamilton were not the only prominent American leaders to kill or be killed in a duel.,
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Guns in America: The Americanization of the Duel

When the first European colonists came to America they brought with them a rather definitive dispute resolution process known as dueling.
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Guns in America: Who Fired the First Shot?

Columbus? Ponce de Leon? The Pilgrims? Continue reading

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A Few Curious Bits of Baseball History

Play Ball exhibit at History Colorado Center Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley’s Historic Covered Bridges

Bridges built between 1841 and 1858 Continue reading

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