Once a tuberculosis sanatorium, converted to a medium-security state correctional institution. Early history In the early 1900s, Samuel G. Dixon – Pennsylvania’s Commissioner of Health – had been searching for locations in the mountains to place a tuberculosis hospital. He was seeking a location here specifically due to the benefits of open air and exercise…Once a TB Ward, Turned to a Prison, and Finally Left to Decay — Architectural Afterlife
One of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters ever was premiered this day, December 15 1939, at Loew’s Grand Theatre, Atlanta. It is thought that around 300,000 people in Atlanta came out in celebration.
The film tells the tragic tale of a southern family’s struggle and disintegration during the ensuing melee of the American Civil War, which took place between 1861 and 1865.
Gone With The Wind has an iconic cast of stars, including Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard and Olivia de Haviland and remains highly popular today.
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The first shots and eventual capture of the American Revolution began at Fort William & Mary on December 14, 1774.
This fort in New Hampshire saw the only action of the subsequent American Revolutionary War to occur in the New England state. This initial attack was carried out by local patriots under John Langdon.
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This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower Pilgrims in North America. For this year’s Pilgrims Festival, we are inviting people to safely display battery-powered lights in their windows on the evening of 26th November (Thanksgiving), photograph them, and share them on social media with the hashtag #OneSmallCandle, or send by […]Thanksgiving: 26th November 2020 – Illuminate – “One small candle” — Bassetlaw Christian Heritage
Hawaii is one of the most beautiful states in America which attracts countless visitors to itself each year. There are a lot of things to do when traveling to Hawaii, but in case no one ever told you what not to do there, use this post as your source since we’ll talk about 12 things […]12 Things not to Do in Hawaii — Delusional Bubble
X marking the spot
Crosshairs homing in on you
Muzzles of silence
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The United States is an amazing country to explore, especially if you are a road trip lover. This country has countless beauties peppered from East to West. In this post, we’ll introduce the top 10 road trips in the U.S. Florida Keys Scenic Highway, FL Known as the “Road to Paradise”, this 110 miles long […]the top 10 ROAD TRIPS IN THE U.S. — Delusional Bubble
*And more road trips here.
Even though everything in the world is slowly going back towards normalization, traveling is still not a possibility for a lot of people, either because of COVID-related travel limitations against Americans or self-cautious people who simply don’t want to put others and themselves at risk. But we are lucky that we’re living in the global […]10 Vacations You Can Take from Home — Delusional Bubble
*Real vacations will return…
The United States of America as we know was established just a few hundred years ago by immigrants from all over the world. Since this country is still fairly new, a lot of towns and cities have been named after the cities the immigrants come from like London, Copenhagen, and Paris. But some towns took […]THE 10 FUNNIEST TOWN NAMES IN AMERICA — Delusional Bubble
*One day I will do some trips in America… but not right now.
Some days assume an ethereal quality during the living, and October 1 was just such a day. In search of fall colors, my husband and I traveled to Mueller State Park in neighboring Teller County, about 30 miles (48 Km) west of Colorado Springs. 9 o’clock in the morning found the thermometer flirting with a […]Moon of the Yellowing Leaves — tanja britton
*Fall or autumn colours are beautiful in many ways.
Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #456: ” El Condor Pasa”- Simon & Garfunkel. September 12, 1970. Single: “El Condor Pasa”- Simon & Garfunkel Record Company- Columbia Genre: Pop Written by Paul Simon Time: 3:06 B-side:”Why Don’t You Write Me” Album- Bridge Over Troubled Water Grade: A Peaked at #18 11 weeks in Billboard Hot […]EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #456: “EL CONDOR PASA”- SIMON & GARFUNKEL — slicethelife
*’Bridge Over Troubled Water‘ is still one of my favourite albums.