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History of Miniature Golf

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

There are places that demand a spot in our childhood milieu. Among these places are county fairs and city swings, Disneyland, tree houses, and that divine spot under the […]

Wilkes-Barre Train Station: Symbol of Corruption and Decline

Friday, August 20th, 2010

I’ve been struggling with this location. The reason is this: I often hesitate to reveal locations to the public because their revelation often leads to their destruction. At the same time, there are certain stories that simply have to be told. This is one of them.
In the heart of Pennsylvania coal country at the fringes […]

Binghamton’s Buried Stream of the First Ward

Friday, June 25th, 2010

The history of Binghamton’s First Ward leads many to stand in front of a given area and say things such as, “Here was once a great scale-making factory,” or “Here was a factory that sold Matthew Brady his supplies and went on to make the film used on the first moon landing.” These are […]

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