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The Fall River Skeleton in Armor

In 1832 a skeleton clad in armor was found in a sand bank near the Unitarian Church in Fall River, Mass. Not 20 miles north another mysterious discovery had been made: Dighton Rock, a 40-ton boulder with strange writing carved ...

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6 Hollywood Stars Buried in New England

New England may be associated more with summer stock theatre than the silver screen, but it didn’t take much to find 6 Hollywood stars buried in 6 New England states. Plenty of films have been shot in the region, many ...

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The Croakers Take The Air Out of High Society

[jpsjare]In 1819, Guilford, Connecticut's Fitz-Greene Halleck, writing anonymously as The Croakers, aimed his sharp wit at New York Society swells -- and far from being insulted, they loved the attention. Halleck was a banker by trade, but his true vocation ...

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