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50 Years Ago - They Landed

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Click the link before for a collection of originals documents from that time. They were saved just for you and those you want to share them with: Your friends, students, your family. Moon Landing News Click here to hear the words as they were spoken Watch the video You can now own this history. Headlines are what draw us to history, however, what we find may be news that are now deep dark "secrets". The news of the day before a major event can also be profoundly interesting. Sometimes the world seems to completely change such that we remember things as...

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A Ship's Legacy - Take Two

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The SS Georgic It’s amazing what one vintage receipt can reveal. In researching the history of an original receipt that documents the travels of cargo from the SS Georgic maritime history unfolded. The date on the receipt is December 23, 1937. When I found the ship’s name, http://smsmoewe.com/indexsm.htm reported it was sunk before 1937. Oh, no! What does this mean?  Well, further investigation detailed that the “Georgic” was a British steamship that was captured and sunk by SMS SeaGull on December 10, 1916, off the coast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.  There was a Georgic II. Harland and Wolff built Georgic...

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Words Linger

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The words spoken on those One Great Dates when United States Presidents are made can linger in the hearts and minds of people world wide. Visit www.onegreatdate.com for historical items, celebrating past inaugurations, you can hold in your hands because you can own it. Read about what happened, own an actual invitation, or a book that captured it all. For some of the presidential quotes that linger

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Welcome to One Great Date

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Congratulations on finding One Great Date!!  No this is not a dating site. It is about you and your dates, more about that later. A wise person once said, “You can do any “what”  if you know your “why”. For as long as I can remember, I have loved old documents, stamps, photos, postcards, letters, and old stories. When handled correctly they can be the source of great memories. They can help tell the story with living color. They can bring credibility to your memory.  For years I have collected such items without really knowing why. Now I do. They...

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