Ohio is a little bit Egyptian

Known for its substantial collection of Asian and Egyptian art, The Cleveland Museum of Art is nestled into the east side of the city in the Wade Park District. In 1913, three prominent Cleveland residents, Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington and Horace Kelley, bestowed an endowment of $750 million dollars to build the museum, all with …

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Architecture in Bloom

Each year, people flock to Bronx Park to see beautiful flowers in bloom at the New York Botanical Garden. With over 50 different gardens and plant collections, spanning across 250 acres of land, the gardens bring in over 900,000 people a year. What’s amazing about the gardens is that at its center, there are 50 …

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The Crows Are Taking Over!

On any given day in downtown Springfield, Ohio, there are more crows than people. And it’s becoming a growing concern. In fact, according to city officials- they’re everywhere! And it doesn’t look like the crows want to leave anytime soon. With fields surrounding the county, crows have always had a longtime home there. But Roger …

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A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

It all started with the Centennial Exhibition in 1876.  As America’s first World Fair, Memorial Hall was built for visitors to relish in art from around the globe. Memorial Hall became a permanent fixture in Philadelphia and today it’s the main building on the campus of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The new museum featured …

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Old Faithful Never Disappoints!

Each year thousands of tourists pour into Yellowstone National Park to see some of the greatest wonders in the world. Their top destination? Old Faithful Geyser. The famous geyser is the most predicable, erupting roughly every 91 minutes and shooting boiling water up to 185 feet in the air. In August of 2010, the new …

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Happy Halloween!

The best part about preserving architecture is that it lasts well into the future. And with history you’re sure to get a few stories. Every October, thousands of people take part in Halloween festivities. At the top of the list are haunted houses. Historic buildings especially those involved in the Salem Witch Trails, are filled with …

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