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Local History Preserved at Glen Isle Resort

Local History Preserved at Glen Isle Resort

 Nestled in Pike National Forest outside Denver, Colorado and just past  the town of Bailey, Colorado, is a cozy, rustic vacation waiting to happen. Glen Isle Resort is a place of tradition and history.  Glen Isle was constructed in 1901 as a resort for the prominent and well-to-do, most of whom resided in Denver, some 50 miles to the east. […]

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From Tennessee, Hand-Painted Folk Art, Blue Ridge Dinnerware

From Tennessee, Hand-Painted Folk Art, Blue Ridge Dinnerware

By Maureen Timm  Blue Ridge dinnerware acquired its name from the misty Blue Ridge Mountains in Tennessee. This charming, hand painted pottery decorated in a spectrum of vivid colors was one of the nation’s most attractive and original dinnerware lines for over forty years.  It all began in 1917 in the small southern town of Erwin, Tennessee, when the California […]

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‘Mid Summer Classic’ Collectibles

‘Mid Summer Classic’ Collectibles

By Robert Reed  One of major league baseball’s grandest events, the All Star game, had been generating treasured memorabilia since the early 1930s.  Today fans of what has long been billed as “the Mid Summer Classic” still cheer for programs, photographs, ticket stubs, pennants and whatever else has endured the decades.  Comiskey Park in Chicago was the site of the […]

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Comfort Me With Apples

Comfort Me With Apples

By Beatrice S. Levin  We know that apples have a long history because the lovely Song of Song includes the lines: “I raised thee up under the apple tree; Where thy mother brought thee forth…”  In ancient tradition, the apple was the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. In classical mythology the apple was sacred.  There are countless varieties […]

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American History – June Anniversaries

June 2 250th anniversary of the “Intolerable Acts;” passing of the new Quartering Act, also called the Coercive Acts, requiring American colonists to provide better housing for British soldiers upon demand (1775) June 10 John Adams proposes the Continental Army (1775) June 12 Women’s Veterans Recognition Day June 14 Congress establishes the U.S. Army (1775) Flag Day June 15 George […]

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