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  • Alone at the beach...
    Aloha From The Edge (Fort Desoto Revisted)
    Whether you are sitting on the beach or kayaking near the still water's edge at Fort De Soto, you find yourself absorbed in the abundance of natural beauty for as far as the eye can see. The complexity of the ecology is not immediately...
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    Aloha From The Edge (Fort De Soto Park)
    Whether you are sitting on the beach or kayaking near the still water's edge at Fort De Soto, you find yourself absorbed in the abundance of natural beauty for as far as the eye can see. The complexity of the ecology is not immediately...
  • Nichols Pond in the Town of Fenner is a historic park of note
    Nichols Pond, ancient Oneida Village and Fort
    Today visitors to the Town of Fenner in Madison County are generally there to view the wind farms that now rise out of pastures that were once once sheep raising capital of the United States. A few might even stumble upon Nichols Pond County Park....
  • Visit Old Fort Niagara in New York State and learn about American history
    Visit Old Fort Niagara in New York State and learn about American history
    Today three flags fly above the Old Fort Niagara honoring the three nations - French, English, and American - that controlled the fort during its 300-year history. Old Fort Niagara is strategically located where the Niagara River, the narrow...
  • Upstate New York
    America's first pentagon
    When the topic of discussion is military based, the titles 'Pentagon' and 'Department of Defense' have become synonymous. As impressive as DoD’s home is, it is not the first American military structure built in the five-sided...
  • America's first pentagon
    America's first Pentegon
    When the topic of discussion is military-based, the titles 'Pentagon' and 'Department of Defense' have become synonymous. As impressive as DoD’s home is,it is not the first military structurein the five-sided shape built in...
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    Art Walk - Fort Myers free event
    The Fort Myers River District Alliance will be hosting its monthly Art Walk this Friday, April 1, 2011, from 6 to 10 p.m. The Art Walk, held the first Friday evening of each month, was started in October 2008 to enhance the vitality of the River...
  • Brad Womack
    'The Bachelor' with Brad Womack Spoilers - Could Reality Steve be wrong?
    Reality Steve is known for being able to find out who wins on 'The Bachelor' before the season even starts airing. He has been right this entire season with Brad Womack about who would go home and when. So far this season, he has made zero...
  • Fort Zoutman
    Aruba - Fort Zoutman
    http://www.aruba.com/thingstodo/attractions/fort_zoutman.aspxNestled in downtown Oranjestad is the oldest building on the island of Aruba, Fort Zoutman; Aruba's historical museum.For a minimal donation this tiny fort provides an excellant...
  • Fort Boonesborough
    Colonial Fort Boonesborough to hold annual siege September 25-26, 2010
    Originally built in 1775, the fort at Boonesborough was put to its ultimate test three years later. The events leading up to the siege of September 1778 began in February when Daniel Boone and 26 other men were captured by the Shawnee while...
  • Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, Alabama
    Civil War Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, Alabama
    Fort Gaines is a Civil War Fort on Dauphin Island, Alabama. The fort protected Mobile from the union navy during the War Between the States. Admiral Farragut’s famous battle cry “Damn the torpedoes full speed ahead” took place at...
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    Fort Christmas Historical Park
    The economy is still tight for most people, so finding something to do with the kids for the summer that keeps them entertained could be quite a chore.Fort Christmas Historical Park is a great place to take the kids that offers interactive...
  • Enter the world of the French in Upstate New York during the 1600s.
    Liverpool, New York: St. Marie among the Iroquois - A French Fort on Onondaga Lake
    During the 17th century the French settled in Canada. The people of the powerful Iroquois Confederacy lived south of the French Canadian settlements. The Confederacy was comprised of the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, and Senecas. The...
  • A spring in the middle of the desert made Apache Pass prime territory for conflict.
    National Park Week Day 2: Explore the Desert at Fort Bowie National Historic Site
    Today we learned that the Sonoran desert is astonishingly green, that dozens of wildflower varieties bloom among the mesquite trees and cholla shrubs, that ash-throated flycatchers will perch for long periods to permit stunning views, and that...
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