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American History: March Anniversaries

American History: March Anniversaries

March 1: Ratification of the Articles of Confederation (1781) March 5: 251st Anniversary of the Boston Massacre (1770) March 11: Congress establishes Army Corps of Engineers (1779) March 16: James Madison, “Father of the Constitution,” born (1751) March 22: Stamp Act passed by Parliament (1765) March 29: National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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In Memoriam: Doll Enthusiast Her Whole Life, Patty Will Be Missed Patricia Cress

In Memoriam: Doll Enthusiast Her Whole Life, Patty Will Be Missed Patricia Cress

August 6, 1930 – December 30, 2020    Patty Cress, former UFDC Region 6 director, passed away Dec 30, 2020. Patty loved dolls and was a doll enthusiast all her life. Patty served as director for Region 6 (Colorado, Wyoming, Montana) from 1989 to 1992. Patty belonged to the Doll Study Club of Colorado Springs from 1982 to September 2004 and […]

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We Love Homestead Antique Mall: Homestead Antique Mall Celebrates Eight Years of Success

We Love Homestead Antique Mall: Homestead Antique Mall Celebrates Eight Years of Success

By Kimmity Ramer Wow!    8 Years have flown by and Homestead Antique Mall is thankful for every one of them. This year has been the most challenging of all for all of us.    2020 brought out a ton of challenges both personal and in particular for small businesses all over our state and industry. The “Antique” business is for the […]

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Inspiration – You’ll Find It in Florence

Inspiration – You’ll Find It in Florence

By Sandy Dale     I recently read an interview with four “minimalists.” Impressive as they were…I am not one. Granted, while clean, empty spaces might allow the muses to dance about in a creative mind, I need something a little more robust to inspire me. My studio/apartment is stuffed (some might say cluttered) from floor to ceiling with antiques, old picture […]

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American History: February Anniversaries

February 1 — National Freedom Day (1865) February 2 — Groundhog Day February 4 — George Washington elected first President (1789) February 4 — Founding of the USO (1941) February 12— Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday February 14 — Valentine’s Day February 15 — Presidents’ Day February 22 — George Washington’s Birthday February 23 — 76th Anniversary of the raising of the […]

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