10 Facts About Pilgrims of Plymouth

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The Pilgrims left England to escape religious oppression, arrest and persecution. They landed in the New World in December of 1620, establishing established a settlement. They named it New Plymouth after the last port they left behind in England. 1.  …[Continue]

Facts About Ellis Island

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It’s a wonder if Samuel Ellis, the original owner of Ellis Island, ever dreamed that this tiny island in harbor off the New York coast would ever be as historically prevalent as it is today.  Mr. Ellis purchased the island …[Continue]

10 Little Known Facts About Ellis Island

10 Little Known Facts About Ellis Island

Ellis Island is best known as the landing place for many immigrants throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.  And while this will always be the primary reason that many know of the island’s existence, there are several, little known facts …[Continue]

About Battle of Little Bighorn

The battle of Little Bighorn took place in the summer of 1876.  What was the Battle of Little Bighorn and why did it take place?  In the later part of 1875, upset about the intrusion of the white people, the …[Continue]

About the Iditarod

The Iditarod is a unique event and unlike any other in the world. The race is over 1140 miles in some of the most beautiful yet extreme terrain known to man. For those of you who are not familiar with …[Continue]

About Antarctica

Antarctica; the southernmost continent on the earth overlying the South Pole. Antarctica is almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. It is the fifth largest continent in area after North and South America, …[Continue]

About Fossils

So you need to know a little bit about fossils? Well, the two most important things you should know about fossils is: 1.How they are formed and preserved2.What they are used for How are fossils formed? The process of fossil …[Continue]

About Volcanoes

Volcanoes have long been a source of both fascination and fear. Mankind has long been drawn to the majesty and power of the volcano while those living within its reach often live in fear of its destructive forces. A volcano …[Continue]