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How the Pioneer Museum Helps Visitors of All Ages Learn About Tooele's Rich History

The Tooele Pioneer Museum has sizable galleries that contain photographs, artifacts, writings and tools that originated in the 19th century. At the museum, guests can learn about the activities of the early settlers, and visitors will study the techniques that were used to manufacture goods, to travel, to cook food and to obtain clean water. 429 more words

Tourism

Settling Australia - ? British

I know that Tony Abbott’s ethnic background is really not Australian but please Tony, look up Australian history.

In his opening speech welcoming PM Cameron of the UK he referred to the UK and what they did here in Australia in 1788. 102 more words

Australia

Early settlers' romance

Archives NZ, which is part of the Department of Internal Affairs, gives the public access to a wealth of historical documents, including the Treaty of Waitangi. 162 more words

The Art Of Selective Translations

Animal House in the Land of the Puritans: Thomas Morton

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I will be visiting Boston, Massachusetts in a couple of weeks.  In preparation for my visit, I am going to highlight a few early American writers, most of whom lived in New England. 447 more words

Books

History, Beauty, and Money, River of Light--St Lucie River/Indian River Lagoon

Today I thought I’d share a transcribed old Stuart News Column, by award-winning river activist and newspaper man, Ernest Lyons, for whom the bridge between Sewall’s Point and Hutchinson Island is named.   677 more words