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US PRESIDENT NUMBER THREE | Darrin Henry Try this. Visualise three tourist attractions to see in Washington DC. I bet there’s a good chance our immediate visions are very similar: The White House; Lincoln Memorial and Washington Memorial? Even if you don’t know

Paying Homage To Philadelphia’s Favourite Son | Darrin Henry How many people back in the 70s and 80s tried drinking raw eggs after watching Sylvester Stallone do it in the movie, Rocky? Ughh, that was disgusting! The first Rocky film (1976) has

VISITING THE USA CAPITAL | Sharon Henry Donald Trump’s bigly promise to 'make America great again' will be orchestrated from here, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when the new American president moves into the White House in Washington, DC in January 2017. We were

[caption id="attachment_4971" align="alignnone" width="800"] Thaggard Mercantile Co, advertising brown bilt shoes for the family. Rutledge, Alabama. We made a stop in a water tower town where this ghost sign is visible on a thoroughfare leading from Atlanta to New Orleans.

The Man Who Invented Country And Western Music | Sharon Henry Let me tell you a story about the Ernest Tubb Record Shop and The Mid Nite Jamboree. Sunday mornings growing up, my sister and I were subjected to country

Hannibal's Quirky Fourth Of July Celebrations | Sharon Henry Barbeques, watermelon and fireworks aren't the only things our American friends will be celebrating their fourth of July holiday with today - some will be slopping around playing mud volleyball. It’s A Dirty

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR TRAIL | Darrin Henry Over a three day period from 1-3 July, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg claimed 700 soldiers’ lives every hour, more than any other battle on American soil, before or since. And that’s a conservative

[caption id="attachment_4188" align="alignnone" width="800"] A Lackawanna diesel engine, No.664 drives off the train turntable at Steamtown, Scranton. This diesel locomotive was built in 1948 and belongs to Anthracite Railroads Historical Society, Inc. The train is on temporary loan to the

MEMORIAL DAY, USA | Darrin Henry Memorial Day in the USA is a public holiday held every year on the last Monday in May, created to remember those who gave their lives in the American Civil War (1861-1865) but in the

[caption id="attachment_3582" align="alignnone" width="800"] The Center for Civil and Human Rights opened in June 2014. It is located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia and is in close proximity to Georgia Aquarium, The World of Coca-Cola and the CNN Studio Tour.[/caption] The American