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Tales from the Bayou: The Legend of the Bottle Tree

Eudora Welty photo of a Simpson county Mississippi bottle tree

Maysville, Kentucky-Underground Railroad

Above is the Armstrong House, a reputed stop on the Underground Railroad in Maysville, Kentucky. For a time, retired college administrator Jerry Gore housed a personal collection of Underground Railroad memorabilia there.

Frontier Town  Ocean City, MD

Frontier Town Ocean City, MD If you have small kids and need a break from the sand, make a day of it at Frontier Town. Giant wading pool with small slides and floats. A few bigger slides for the crowd and a lazy river I could float in all day!

The 9/11 Museum:  What you need to know before you go

The 9/11 Museum: What You Need To Know Before You Go

The National September 11 Memorial Museum documents the story of through artifacts, archives, and more.

Maria P. Williams is the first black woman to direct & produce a film. Her film Flames of Wrath was a crime drama & was released in 1923. It was an extraordinary accomplishment. Black female directors have faced enormous obstacles since Ms Williams shot her ground-breaking film. It took over a half century for another black female director to have a nationally released film. Julie Dash was the first African American woman to have a national release with her film Daughters of the Dust, in…

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Williams the first black woman to direct & produce a film. Her film "Flames of Wrath" was a crime drama & was released in Julie Dash was the first African American woman to have a national release with her film "Daughters of the Dust", in

The St. Luke Penny Savings Bank was founded in 1903 by Maggie Lena Walker. Walker holds the distinction of being the first African-American woman to establish and serve as president of a bank in the U.S.

Luke Penny Savings Bank was founded in 1903 by Maggie Lena Walker. Walker holds the distinction of being the first black American woman to establish and serve as president of a bank in the U.

The old slave market

THE OLD SLAVE MARKET. This open-sided auction house is were men, women, families and children were ripped from each others arms, and sold like animals for to the highest bidder. How could any moral person find acceptance of this?

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898 – 1989) achieved a lot of firsts in her life. She was the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in the United States, the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the first African American woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and was the first national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander – First African American woman to receive a Ph. in the USA, the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the first African American woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar.

Dead Mans Cove on Cape Disappointment shelters a small island with two pines, Washington.

National Zoo Washington DC. .We're surprising the kids with a trip here tomorrow.

The National Zoological Park is a part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. The Smithsonian includes 18 museums and galleries, as well as the National Zoo.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Richmond, Virginia

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Pauli Murray, civil rights lawyer and Episcopal priest, was born in 1910. She became the first African American person to earn a doctorate at Yale Law School in 1965. Murray also co-founded the National Organization for Women. In 1977, Murray made history again when she became ordained as an Episcopal priest.

Dr Anna Pauline "Pauli" Murray, first black woman Episcopal priest, among her many other notable accomplishments.

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