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Six Presidential Houses in New England

Before presidential libraries, there were presidential houses, and every New England state has one. You may know about some, but others may come as a surprise. In celebration of President’s Day, we bring you six presidential houses. If you know ...

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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 China Trader Who Built the Lyman Estate

The Lyman Estate in Waltham, Mass., commemorates one of the greatest China traders of his age, Theodore Lyman. Few other memorials, written or in stone, remain of the Mainer who amassed a huge fortune and sired generations of prominent soldiers, ...

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6 Places That Became a Summer White House


The summer White House has been a feature of presidential life since John Adams returned to Quincy, Mass., to get away from the muggy heat of Washington, D.C. Spending time away from the nation’s capital also allowed the president to ...

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