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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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