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Quick, name Chicago's Nobel Peace Prize winners. President Barack Obama and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams are two. But the third? That would be former Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, who lived in Evanston and whose lakefront mansion is now the...
Orlando SentinelAn interstate highway is rarely thought of in artful visions, but photographer Sherri Bunye has usedI-4in Central Florida as the jumping off point for a colorful scenes series of images she is calling FloridaScapes. Every photo in this continuing project...
Tags: Highway Transportation
The Indiana Historical Society is hoping for warm weather like Thursday's all summer long. This year's concerts on the Canal start May 24 and run all the way through August 9. Performances will be held every Thursday outside the Indiana History Center...
Tags: Music, Concerts, Entertainment
Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
We are nearing the 14th anniversary of the closing of the Peale Museum, when Baltimore became one of the few historic cities in the world without its own history center. Also lost to the public — although carefully preserved by the Maryland...
1) Bruce Museum “We blend art and science, which is a unique combination in a museum,” said Troy Ellen Dixon, director of marketing and communications at the Bruce Museum. “They are often blended in a university setting but not in a...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelMireya Mayor is not your typical ex-NFL cheerleader. Not many of them have survived a plane crash, slept in jungles teeming with venomous snakes, swum with hungry great white sharks, rappelled down a cliff in search of frogs, and been charged by an angry...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelA new photo exhibit that captures unexpected beauty within earshot of Interstate 4 exits will open at the Orange County Regional History Center on Saturday. “FloridaScapes: I-4 — The Exits Less Traveled” features photography by Creadle...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelBetween 1960 and 1962 Operation Pedro Pan airlifted 14,000 children out of Cuba to Miami, including Carlos Eire who was just 11 years old when separated from his home and family by the Cuban revolution. Eire will tell his stunning, evocative, and...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelAll mothers will receive free admission to the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown Orlando this Sunday — Mother's Day. The history center is open from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Usual admission is $9 ($6 for ages 5-12). Dad will get...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelA special feature in the Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente exhibition at the Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando demonstrates that the impact of Clemente’s life crosses cultural and language barriers – even 40 years...
Theme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelWhat's up this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions: + The monthly Velvet Sessions at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel will feature the band Lit. The cocktail party/lobby concert begins at 6:30 p.m. with show time at 8:30 p.m. More info: www....
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