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Along the Freedom Trail

It was a cold January day when I set out to follow the Freedom Trail in Boston. Beginning at Boston Common, the oldest public park in America, and running clear across the River Charles to Bunker Hill, the walk takes you through Boston’s historic streets, past many historically significant sites. 621 more words

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Little Rock Look Back: Benjamin Harrison becomes first sitting president to visit LR

On April 17, 1891, Benjamin Harrison became the first sitting president to visit Arkansas.  He was on a cross-country railroad trip having left DC on April 13. 300 more words

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Connecticut's 'Kid Governor' Takes Office

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – Friday was inauguration day at the Old State House in Downtown Hartford for Connecticut’s Kid Governor.

Jessica Brocksom of Milford took the oath of office administered by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill in front of students, teachers and state leaders. 120 more words

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Old State House Reopens

HARTFORD, Conn. – (CBS Connecticut) – Connecticut’s Old State House in Downtown Hartford reopened Monday morning.

It comes after Governor Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders reached an agreement regarding who will maintain the historic Old State House. 111 more words

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Deal Reached On Old State House

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders have reached an agreement regarding who will maintain the historic Old State House.

The responsibility will now fall to the Office of Legislative Management. 97 more words

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