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Tallest monument in Vermont

Most Americans don’t associate the state of Vermont with the American Revolution (the most likely state candidates are Massachusetts and Pennsylvania). Except Vermonters. They celebrate a legal holiday every year on August 16 – Bennington Battle Day – to commemorate … Continue reading

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One of America’s best war monuments

I’ve visited Indianapolis various times in the past few years for business ¬†and can’t seem to drive through town without passing by Monument Circle, the huge public space in the center of town, just a block or two from the … Continue reading

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