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The Oldest Business in Each New England State

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Family-owned businesses are becoming a thing of the past as Amazon and Walmart gobble up the consumer’s dollar. But there are exceptions in New England. They include family farms that survived real estate development, catastrophes and competition from agribusiness. A ...

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Six Covered Bridges

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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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Six Loyalist Houses

A Loyalist House was likely to be seized and sold when the American Revolution broke out. Many colonies passed laws that let them confiscate the property of known Loyalists, criminalizing dissent against the war and raising revenue for the war ...

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Robert Remington Fights World War I

Robert Remington looked much younger than his 17 years when he joined the U.S. Army at Yale Field on April 23, 1917, less than three weeks after the United States entered World War I. He came from a poor Hamden, ...

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