In August 1817, it was reported by various authorities that an animal with a unique appearance had been recently and repeatedly seen in the harbor of Gloucester, Cape Ann Massachusetts. It was said to resemble a serpent in its general form and motions, to be of immense size, and to move with wonderful speed.
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This old bird’s eye view of Hartford, Connecticut was created in the mid-19th century.
Vintage bird’s eye view of Harper’s Ferry from the late 19th century.
Patriotic advice from each American President, from Washington to Trump
On the crest of a hill in Glen Cove, New York sits Killenworth, one of the country’s finest mansions
“No one should fear death. I know, because I have come face to face with death several times”
“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”
Longwood, also known as Nutt’s folly, is a grand antebellum mansion in Natchez…
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The Merritt Parkway was the first divided-lane, limited-access highway in Connecticut.
Abraham Lincoln was clean shaven his entire life until he received a letter from 11 year old…
P.T. Barnum, most famously known for founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus…