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paul revere house

from american revolution, freedom trail posted in history by pete_nice

A small wooden house built in the North End in 1680, the Paul Revere House is the oldest building in Boston.

The home was purchased by Revere in 1770 when he was 35 years old. It was where he was living with his family (he had 16 children in all) when he made his famous ride to Lexington on April 18, 1775. This was later immortalized by Longfellow’s famous poem "Paul Revere’s Ride".

Today, the home is part of the Freedom Trail.

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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

Spinal Tap celebrated Stonehenge in This is Spinal Tap, albeit not to scale.

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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

The stones of Stonehenge were tragically knocked over by American Clark Griswald's rental car.

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stonehenge

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Not to be confused with Carhenge.

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stonehenge

from druids posted in history by tacopolis

A site for prehistoric peoples as early as 8000 BC (most actively since 3100 BC), Stonehenge is a ring of standing stones and earthworks.

The protected site in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.

The movement of Neo-Druidry has claimed it for their own as a spiritual mecca.

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