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Johnny Ho! Who?

Do you know who the above man is?  Well, in case you don’t, I’d like to fill you in on his legend.  He was for a few years a true environmental hero across the United States. 458 more words

On the Road with Richard Welling: Discovering Historic Connecticut Houses

In 1976, in conjunction with the nation’s Bicentennial celebration, Richard Welling produced a slim volume featuring twenty of Connecticut’s most historic houses. From late 1975 through the early spring of 1976, Welling was on the road, crisscrossing the state, sketching buildings that ranged in date from Colonial times through the Victorian era. 201 more words


Artifact of the Month - Ontario Quilt

In 1984 Ontario celebrated its 200th anniversary. 1784 was chosen as the “birth” of the province as it was in this year a party of approximately 250 United Empire Loyalists established the first permanent European settlement in Adolphustown Township. 308 more words

Bicentennial Man

From the acclaimed director of MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Academy Award(R)-winner Robin Williams (1997, Best Actor, GOOD WILL HUNTING) stars in a delightfully heartwarming comedy about one extraordinary android who just wants to be an ordinary guy! 70 more words

Review of Dan Chiasson's Bicentennial: Poems

In the forward address to his Collected Shorter Poems 1927-1957, W.H. Auden speaks about dishonesty in poetry. He explains how a dishonest poem is a piece of writing that expresses “feelings or beliefs which its author never felt or entertained.” And while some poets might fall victim to this philosophy, Dan Chiasson clearly writes from experience, carving truly honest poetry as he revisits his past in his third collection, Bicentennial.

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Dig Underway In Patterson Park To Unearth Fort Citizens Built To Stop The British

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When it comes to the War of 1812, Fort McHenry gets most of the attention in Baltimore. But efforts are underway to unearth another fortification that’s not so well known. 425 more words