Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. May 27, 1937 was Pedestrian Day in San Francisco. This kicked off a week-longcelebration of the new Golden Gate Bridge. Pedestrian Day meant that the bridge wasopen to foot traffic for 25 cents per person. About 200,000 people paid the fee andcrossed the 1.7-mile span … Read The Full Post
Remember the Alamo. The Alamo, officially named the San Antonio de Valero Mission, is a former mission andmilitary fort in San Antonio, Texas. It is now a museum drawing people interested in. Texas history. When people say “Remember the Alamo”, they are referring to asignificant battle in Texas’s Revolution against Mexico. … Read The Full Post
Democracy and Tasty Treats at Faneuil Hall. Boston’s Faneuil Hall, which has been nicknamed “The Cradle of Liberty”, hosted. America’s first political town meeting. Since its construction by French Huguenotmerchant Peter Faneuil in 1742, the hall has served as a shelter for sheep, a livelymarketplace, and a center for free speech.… Read The Full Post
The Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a familiar symbol of independence,freedom, and justice in America. Originally called the State House Bell, it wascommissioned in 1751 by colonial representatives. The bell has been tolled on importantdays from the colonial era to modern times. After enduring cracks, repairs, and … Read The Full Post
The Crazy Horse Monument and Memorial. The Crazy Horse Monument is a Native American carving underway in the Black Hills of. South Dakota. Artists have been working on the monument since 1948. If it becomescompleted as planned, it will be the world’s largest sculpture at 641 feet (195 meters)wide and 563 … Read The Full Post
The White House. Sixteen-hundred Pennsylvania Avenue is among the most famous addresses in the United States. The 132-room home and workplace has also been known as the “President’s House” and the “Executive Mansion”, but since 1902 it’s officially been called the White House.
When George Washington was President, government meetings were … Read The Full Post
The Lincoln Memorial. Inside a Greek-style temple, a 19-foot statue of Abraham Lincoln looks out over. Washington, D.C. Above him are the words, “In this temple, as in the hearts of the peoplefor whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.”Some say that the grandeur of … Read The Full Post
An English honeymoon could be your chance to discover the unique blend of the ancient and the ultramodern that London has to offer. Or a traditional experience of drinking cups of tea, quiet villages and picturesque countryside.
The huge capital city of London is home to many world-famous landmarks and the … Read The Full Post
Devils Tower. Devils Tower is a natural stone formation that rises 1267 feet in the Black Hills ofnortheastern Wyoming. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower the first. US National Monument in 1906.
Nobody knows how this unusual rock was formed, but geologists have put forth severaltheories. They agree that Devils Tower … Read The Full Post
Floods can happen without warning. Even if you don’t live near a river, one heavy rainstorm can change everything. Floods can happen anywhere, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Floods occur whenever rain, melting snow or even a dam break produces more water than the land can readily absorb. Use … Read The Full Post