History

St Augustine Florida Fort Cannon
Gators, Gunpowder and Ghosts of St. Augustine, Florida

If Ponce de Leon met an alligator when he landed on April 2, 1513 it’s hard to say which one of them would have jumped first – the leathery gator or the metal clad conquistador. They are both still a big part of St. Augustine, Florida’s culture, 451 years later. 
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Disappearing Landmarks: 5 Must-See Spots to Visit While You Still Can!

These 5 disappearing landmarks deserve a spot on every must-see list! The small island nation of Malta was rocked when the iconic Azure Window collapsed on March 8th, 2017. The rocky arch by the sea was featured in the holiday pictures of thousands of tourists, bright blue sea framed perfectly
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Learn about Underground Railroad history in Buffalo-Niagara during Black History Month

Do your kids know who Harriet Tubman was? How about Frederick Douglass? Or William Still? These are some of the heroic ‘conductors’ of the Underground Railroad, the celebrated route to freedom for an estimated 50,000 African-Americans who escaped slavery by travelling along a network of safe homes and hideouts to
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Study abroad mei international
Studying Abroad with MEI International Academy: Where Teenagers Live it to Learn it

It was the Face Time call that had me in tears. Sorrow? Joy? It was both. I missed my daughter terribly. She was in her hotel room with the busy streets of Paris out the window. It was week two of her summer adventure and she was loving it. Stories
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24 Hours of Family Time in Fredericton
24 Hours of Family Time in Fredericton

“Nooo, don’t take Ghostly Gus to look for your missing daughter. We love Ghostly Gus,” my nine-year-old daughter laughs as we watch a brief kerfuffle between a haunted hike ‘participant’ and our leader on the pretty riverside walking trails that lace downtown Fredericton. Bemused, we watch the two race off
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Stony Plain Murals - Strong Arm of the Law Mural
Picture Perfect: The Town with the Painted Past

Situated just 17 kilometres out of Edmonton is a small town with an usual feature. Nestled among the boutique stores and old-style black lampposts are more than 30 painted murals. These paintings represent Stony Plain’s history and provide a glimpse into how this slice of Alberta was settled by people
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