14
October
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Posted in Exploring, People make the place

People make the place

It’s funny how easy it is to go through life just being the star of your own TV show. You focus on family, work, problems, solutions—until that’s all that’s on your screen; it fills your field of vision and you think that’s the whole world. Some people are so engaged with helping others they can avoid this […]

6
October
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Posted in Finding history, The Northeast

Seventh great

In the late 1800s, there were just pockets of interest in preserving historically significant architecture. Widespread preservation movements didn’t gain momentum in the US until the 20th century, but before that there were some who recognized the historical importance of buildings of the earliest settlers and the need to save them before they were torn […]