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Hotel de Paris Museum in Georgetown Invites You

Hotel de Paris Museum in Georgetown Invites You

 Hotel de Paris Museum in Georgetown invites you to take your holiday pictures in front of their themed trees.  See Hotel de Paris Museum decked in festive Victorian style decorations. Self- guided tours and terrific photo opportunities in front of their themed trees are offered. It is all hosted by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in […]

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The Paper Memories Of Thanksgiving

The Paper Memories Of Thanksgiving

By Robert Reed  The grand holiday of Thanksgiving has been celebrated in many ways over the decades, and a surprising amount of it remains in memories of paper.  Trade cards, holiday postcards, magazine covers, menus, and colorful decorations have all faithfully carried the enduring Thanksgiving theme nationwide.  Historians have long noted that President George Washington delivered an address proclaiming the […]

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American History: November Anniversaries

November 2 Election Day November 9 401 Anniversary of the Mayflower arriving at Cape Cod, MA (1620) November 10 Congress establishes U.S. Marine Corps (1775) November 11 Veterans Day (USA) Remembrance Day (Canada) November 17 Articles of Confederation submitted to the states for ratification (1777) November 25 Thanksgiving Day November 26 American Indian Heritage Day

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10 Things to be Thankful For

10 Things to be Thankful For

By Sandy Dale  Once I got started making my list of 10 things for which to be thankful, it was hard to stop and I definitely wasn’t going to prioritize them.  So here’s the list…not necessarily in order of importance.  1. Honking Geese.  Flying in perfect “V” formation and honking like an old Model T, they reminded me of the […]

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The History of Play-Doh

The History of Play-Doh

 Did you know that the earliest versions of Play-Doh were once used to clean wallpaper? The Kutol company of Cincinnati originally invented Play-Doh in the 1930s as a product to be rolled over wallpaper to remove dirt without damaging the paper. Later, vinyl wallpapers could be cleaned with water, so the product fell out of use until a teacher with […]

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