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He paints with lakes and wooded slopes;
with lawns and banks and forest-covered hills;
with mountain sides and ocean views.
Daniel Burnham, speaking of Frederick Law Olmsted…
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As the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ arrival in the new world approached, Catholic educators around the U.S. were determined to claim Columbus as their own. What better way to claim Columbus as their own than to participate in the 400th anniversary which was scheduled for 1892? 144 more words
One of the things that differentiated the burgeoning amusement park business of the late 19th century from predecessors like fairs and pleasure gardens were mechanical rides. 938 more words