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History of the California Gold Rush
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HISTORY OF THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH On August 19, 1848 the New York Herald reported the news along the American East Coast of the California Gold R… Read More

History of the California Gold Rush
History of Woodstock
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HISTORY OF WOODSTOCK August 15 marks the anniversary of the "3-days of Peace & Music" held in 1969 at Max Yasgur's 600 acre dairy farm in the r… Read More

History of Woodstock
History of The Olympics
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HISTORY OF THE OLYMPICS While the modern Olympic Games go back to 1896, the ancient Olympic Games reach back as far as 776 B.C. and beyond. While his… Read More

History of The Olympics
History of August
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HISTORY OF AUGUST What's in a name? The name of this month wasn't always August, previously it was called Sextilis by the Romans, back in the days of… Read More

History of August
History of Reek Sunday
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HISTORY OF REEK SUNDAY A few years ago at this time of the Summer I was on the west coast of Ireland, where they say, "West o' here, ta next par… Read More

History of Reek Sunday
Movie Review: Star Trek Beyond
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MOVIE REVIEW: STAR TREK BEYOND Check out my movie review of Star Trek Beyond over on my Culture Vulture blog. It has been now almost 50 years sinc… Read More

Movie Review: Star Trek Beyond
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