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On This Date : A Day-by-Day Listing of Holidays, Birthday and Historic Events, and Special Days, Weeks and Months

On This Date : A Day-by-Day Listing of Holidays, Birthday and Historic Events, and Special Days, Weeks and Months

An affordable new almanac from the creators of Chase’s Calendar of Events This fun, fact-filled calendar/almanac will fulfill the needs of amateur marketing mavens, freelance writers, and trivia buffs who need to know what happened On This Date. This fascinating volume is packed with entries selected from Chase’s Calendar of Events, including more than 2,000 celebrity birthdays, important dates from history, fixed religious and national holidays, and special days, weeks, and months. Arranged day-by-day, from January 1 through December 31, the entries are American in emphasis and include humorous days (No Housework Day, Stay Home Because You’re Well Day) and sponsored days and months (National Honey Month, Great American Smokeout) tha

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America’s Famous and Historic Trees: From George Washington’s Tulip Poplar to Elvis Presley’s Pin Oak

America’s Famous and Historic Trees: From George Washington’s Tulip Poplar to Elvis Presley’s Pin Oak

Like many residents of Jacksonville, Florida, the Jeffrey Meyers family liked to picnic under the city’s magnificent Treaty Live Oak. When their toddler handed them an acorn from the tree, Meyers, a nurseryman, planted it in their back yard.
That acorn was the inspiration for an immensely popular project, America’s Famous & Historic Trees, sponsored by American Forests, the country’s oldest nonprofit conservation organization. Through this program, Meyers and his volunteers have collected seeds from more than a thousand different historic trees, which are grown to sapling size in the project’s nursery. The descendants of these famous trees have been planted on the grounds of state capitols, in schoolyards, and in back yards across

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Historic Time Travel – Spanish American War

The Spanish-American War Retrospective When Cuba and the Philippines rose up against Spain between 1895 and 1898, American involvement was the definitive landmark event. When all efforts to resolve hostilities between the Cuban junta and Spain failed, America got into the act. The sinking of the Battleship Maine and the hostilities that followed mobilized public awareness and opinion decisively. This DVD is a chronologically arranged documentary, with a synopsis of events preceding, during and following the primary America-Spanish War debacle.

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Around Our Neighborhood Pt 3–The Most Historic 47 Miles of USA Mountain RR!!

Life Beyond The Horseshoe Curve. Part 3–HQ. A Guide to Railfanning the NS West Slope in PA. We visit Gallitzin—The Wine Cellar, The Tunnel Inn— in the neat fog, and have lunch at The Midway Cafe.

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