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Six Breathtaking National Natural Landmarks

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New England can claim 57 National Natural Landmarks of the 599 listed throughout the country. The six-state region has a wealth of  beautiful conservation land that contains fossilized dinosaur tracks, quaking bogs, old growth forests, rhododendron stands and a spectacular ...

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Six Ways the Little Ice Age Made History

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The Little Ice Age changed New England history in ways that historians are only beginning to understand. Though scientists don’t agree on what caused the Little Ice Age, most agree the climate cooled from the 15th century to the middle ...

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How Providence’s Federal Hill Got Its Name

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In 1788, Providence, R.I.’s Federal Hill officially got its name. In June of 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution - effectively putting in place a framework for a government in the newly liberated country. ...

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