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Six Covered Bridges


Covered bridges have been around since the late 18th century in the United States. Philadelphia claims to be the site of the first covered bridge, a 550-foot span over the Schuylkill River. It was built in 1805, according to the ...

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The Care and Feeding of Newport Cottages in 1883

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In 1883, Newport Cottages were yet to reach their grand peak. But the summer set at the Rhode Island resort was well established. They presented tremendous business opportunities for many merchants. In addition to the long-established shops and merchants, the ...

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The Sinking of the Andrea Doria Ends an Era

The Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria wasn't supposed to sink. She was engineered  using lessons learned from the Titanic. But on a calm summer day in peacetime, she sank off the Nantucket coast in the most shocking maritime disaster since the Titanic. The Andrea ...

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